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Early physical therapist treatment associated with reduced risk of healthcare utilization and reduced overall healthcare
A new study published in Spine shows that early treatment by a physical therapist for low back pain (LBP), as compared to delayed treatment, was associated with reduced risk of subsequent healthcare utilization and lower ...
Health May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief.
Medical research May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The majority of patients with long-bone fractures receive inadequate pain medication in the emergency department, and disparities in management exist, according to a study published in the May ...
Other May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For people receiving health care for acute and persistent low-back pain, symptoms will improve significantly in the first six weeks, but pain and disability may linger even after one year, states a large study published in ...
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new electronic medical record tool that tallies patients' previous radiation exposure from CT scans helps reduce potentially unnecessary use of the tests among emergency room patients with abdominal pain, according to a ...
Cancer May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic pain affects an estimated 116 million Americans and costs $635 billion each year in medical treatment and lost productivity.
Inflammatory disorders May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers said Monday they were a step closer to developing a vaccine against the type of meningitis that mostly affects Europe and North America and kills hundreds every year.
Medications May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neuropathic pain, caused by nerve or tissue damage, is the culprit behind many cases of chronic pain. It can be the result of an accident or caused by a variety of medical conditions and diseases such as tumors, lupus, and ...
Neuroscience Apr 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Black children are less likely than white children to receive medication for abdominal pain in the emergency department (ED) even when they report severe pain, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies ...
Health Apr 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found that intrauterine devices (IUDs) containing progesterone are a safe and effective means of birth control and support its use as a treatment option for medical conditions ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A research team from drug maker Novartis has discovered a compound that spurs cartilage growth in mice. As they describe in their paper published in the journal Science, the team has found that when a ...
Medical research Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(AP) -- Old checklist for doctors: order that test, write that prescription. New checklist for doctors: first ask yourself if the patient really needs it.
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients experiencing symptoms such as chest pain who received from paramedics an intravenous solution consisting of glucose-insulin-potassium (GIK) had no reduction in the rate of progression to heart attack and no improvement ...
Cardiology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Hormonal changes are a major reason women are far more likely than men to have migraine headaches, research suggests.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who have undergone sinus surgery can safely take an alternative pain medication that does not cause the side effects of narcotics such as fentanyl and Vicodin, a Loyola University Health System study has found.
Surgery Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0