Archive: 09/11/2012

Comic relief for stressed emergency teams

Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have created a comic influenced by the Japanese manga style to help busy medical staff who treat patients suffering from bleeding.

Sep 11, 2012
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Adding ketamine to opioids doesn't reduce cancer pain

(HealthDay)—Using subcutaneously administered ketamine in a dose-escalating regimen as an adjunct to opioids and standard co-analgesics does not have any clinical benefit in relieving cancer pain, but it ...

Sep 11, 2012
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'Spin' in media reports of scientific articles

Press releases and news stories reporting the results of randomized controlled trials often contain "spin"—specific reporting strategies (intentional or unintentional) emphasizing the beneficial effect of the experimental ...

Sep 11, 2012
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