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(HealthDay)—Language barriers may help explain why Hispanic women in the United States are less likely than white women to receive an epidural for pain relief during childbirth, a new study finds.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2
Nurses have an obligation to disclose an error when one occurs. While errors should be avoided as much as possible, the reality is the health care delivery system is not and will never be perfect; errors and adverse events ...
Health Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new Mayo Clinic Proceedings study shows that people most often visit their health care providers because of skin issues, joint disorders and back pain. Findings may help researchers focus efforts to determine better ways t ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients' preferences are often misinterpreted or ignored in treatment decisions, leading to a "silent misdiagnosis" that is damaging to both doctors and patients, warn experts on BMJ today.
Health Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0