News tagged with minor surgery
Resistance to antibiotics is a 'catastrophic' global threat and should be ranked alongside terrorism as one of the biggest risks Britain faces, the government's chief medical officer said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients undergoing cerebral angiography and neurointerventional procedures on the brain are at very low risk of infection—even without preventive antibiotics, reports a study in the March issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. ...
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When researchers from UCLA Medical Center investigated the link between racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children, they found that the type of hospital in which black, Hispanic and other minority patients receive ...
Surgery Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Every time I see what I pay for me and my family's health it makes me sick," says Fiona, a 46-year-old mother of two who -- unlike some 50 million Americans -- actually has health insurance.
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
An analysis of a national cohort of recent medical school graduates may provide insight into why women and graduates of some minority groups are relatively underrepresented among general surgeons, particularly those certified ...
Surgery Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New guidelines from the Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) aimed at minimising surgical infection in day centres and primary care are now published in the Journal of Hospital Infection.
Other Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The odds of dying appear to increase for patients treated at hospitals with higher proportions of minority trauma patients, although racial disparities may partly explain differences in outcomes between trauma hospitals, ...
Other Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Racial minorities have reduced access to high-quality joint replacement care, according to Dr. Xueya Cai and colleagues from the University of Iowa in the US. Their work, published online in Springer's journal Clinical Or ...
Other Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 1