News tagged with patient care

Clinicians influence patients' attitudes to back pain

(Medical Xpress)—Although people with low back pain consult with the Internet, family and friends for information and understanding of their symptoms, new research shows health care professionals appear ...

Nov 12, 2013
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When care is omitted—new research on a taboo topic

Registered nurses in hospitals often lack the time for nursing care activities, such as comfort or talk with patients or educating patients and relatives. A study by the Institute of Nursing Sciences at the University of ...

Nov 11, 2013
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Doctors say Venezuela's health care in collapse

Evelina Gonzalez was supposed to undergo cancer surgery in July following chemotherapy but wound up shuttling from hospital to hospital in search of an available operating table. On the crest of her left ...

Nov 06, 2013
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