News tagged with clinical decisions
(HealthDay)—For patients with acute or chronic low back pain (LBP), predictors have been identified for clinically relevant improvements in LBP, pain down the leg (LP), and disability at three months, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the American Dental Association (ADA) found that there is insufficient evidence to recommend the routine use of antibiotics for patients with orthopaedic implants to ...
Other Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The lifetime risks of cancer from medical radiation may be overemphasized relative to more immediate health risks, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New streamlined guidelines will help healthcare providers better treat patients with the most severe type of heart attacks, according to an American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology statement.
Cardiology Dec 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Kevin W. Eva, Ph.D., of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and colleagues conducted a study to determine whether students deemed acceptable through a revised admissions protocol using a 12-station multiple mini-interview ...
Other Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Method developed targets diagnosis of early Alzheimer's disease: Half of patients could be diagnosed a year earlier
(Medical Xpress)—A software tool called PredictAD developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland promises to enable earlier diagnosis of the disease on the basis of patient measurements and large databases. Alzheimer's ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Nearly nine out of ten clinicians carrying out biomedical research trials believe that trial data should be shared more easily, even though they do express some practical concerns, a study published today on BMJ website reveal ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
heralded for its low complication rates—actually results in more complications than whole-breast radiation one year after treatment, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the October issue of the Journal of Clinical On ...
Cancer Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Timely screening and diagnosis is critical to the success of new treatments and ultimately to the survival of hepatitis C patients. A new study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A multigene signature effectively predicts the presence of lymph node metastases in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity (OSCC) and oropharynx (OPSCC), according to a study published online ...
Cancer Oct 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New clinical guidelines need to be developed to help doctors provide better care for people with more than one chronic illness, according to a research team led by the University of Dundee.
Other Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—New guidelines meant to provide type 2 diabetes patients with truly individualized care have been issued by the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.
Diabetes Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has published practical guidelines to assist clinicians in assessing treatment efficacy in patients who experience a fracture while on medication for osteoporosis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A Rhode Island Hospital radiation oncologist says in a new editorial that research exploring the impact of radiotherapy in older women with low risk of breast cancer recurrence has little effect on actual clinical decisions. ...
Cancer Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A lung cancer risk prediction model developed by scientists at the University of Liverpool has been shown to be a viable tool for selecting high risk individuals for prevention and control programmes.
Cancer Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0