News tagged with clinical practice
The processes to allow people to self-manage their own illness are not being used appropriately by health professionals to the benefit of their patients, new research suggests.
Health 20 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Practitioners might consider discontinuing prophylactic antibiotics for patients with prosthetic implants undergoing dental procedures, and these patients should be encouraged to maintain appropriate ...
Dentistry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Toddlers living in socially-deprived areas are at the greatest risk of suffering a scald in the home, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found.
Health May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A quality improvement platform developed at Boston Children's Hospital could help health care provider groups continuously improve their medical practice, curbing costs and improving patient outcomes. Successful outcomes ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer research tends to involve small studies focused on a single therapy, often falling short of scientific standards seen in other medical investigations, said a study released Monday.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Based on a review of relevant evidence, 74 recommendations have been issued in updated clinical practice guidelines for bariatric surgery, according to a study published in the March issue of ...
Surgery Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical research needs to optimise its agenda by taking into consideration both patients' and clinicians' needs and interests. This is the goal of a four-year project funded by the EU's Seventh Framework ...
Other Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Nearly two-thirds of ovarian cancer patients don't receive recommended treatment that could extend their lives, U.S. researchers have found.
Cancer Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new computer tool to help reduce the risk of commonly made drug prescribing errors has been launched by a primary care research team and the PRIMIS business unit at The University of Nottingham.
Health Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Michigan health officials are using HIV surveillance technologies to assist in enforcing a "health threat" law that makes it illegal for HIV-positive people to have sex without disclosing their status.
HIV & AIDS Jan 31, 2013 | 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
(HealthDay)—Although use of recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) is prohibited among athletes because it reportedly enhances performance, there is no scientific evidence that it does so, according ...
Medications Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large study addressing the effectiveness and safety of aldosterone antagonist therapy for older heart failure patients has found notable differences between the drug's results in clinical trial vs. what occurs in actual ...
Cardiology Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Six organizations representing physicians, other health care professionals, and patients today issued two new clinical practice guidelines for diagnosing and treating stable ischemic heart disease (IHD), which affects an ...
Cardiology Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers in France are taking advantage of the progress in genetic and molecular profiling to analyse the make-up of individual cancer patients' tumours and, using this information, assign them to particular treatments ...
Cancer Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0