News tagged with patient communication
In ICU patients who have septic shock, the anatomic source of infection has a strong effect on the chances of survival, according to a new study from researchers in Canada.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—New Italian research offers some cautionary advice for patients with high blood pressure: The next time you take a blood pressure reading, turn off your cellphone.
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to treating cystic fibrosis, the current standard of aggressive antibiotic treatments may not always be the best answer, a decade-long study led by researchers at the University of Michigan has ...
Medical research Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A study by Tracy A. Balboni, M.D., M.P.H., of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, and colleagues suggests that spiritual care and end-of-life (EoL) discussions by the medical team may be associated with reduced aggressive ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A medical record review study of 97 patients with the fatal, degenerative brain disorder sporadic Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease (sCJD) suggests that a correct diagnosis of the disease was often delayed by a variety of misdiagnoses, ...
Neuroscience Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
On the health front, the poor often have at least two things going against them: a lack of insurance and chronic illnesses, of which diabetes is among the most common.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Trust your doctor? A survey finds that some doctors aren't always completely honest with their patients.
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
New breast imaging algorithm brings breast cancer diagnosis and treatment to underserved area of Uganda
Radiologists are a step closer to implementing a program in an underserved region of Uganda for diagnosing and treating women with palpable breast masses.
Cancer Apr 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Lower-income patients want to communicate electronically with their doctors, but the revolution in health care technology often is not accessible to them, due to inadequate health information services within the health care ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Medicare is changing the way it does business with hospitals and the result could be fewer patients going back into the hospital after they were discharged.
Health Sep 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A national survey of health professionals showed that drug shortages are taking a heavy toll on cancer patients, forcing treatment changes and delays that for some patients meant worse outcomes, more therapy-related complications ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Neurology's (AAN's) Top Five Recommendations in the Choosing Wisely campaign, established to promote high-value neurologic medicine and to foster physician-patient commun ...
Neuroscience Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
At the center of a recently released study is an abbreviation that has been around since the 1800s, but many people have no idea what it means, or whether or not it matters.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People suffering from heart failure may have a nearly 60 percent higher risk of developing cancer, a preliminary study suggests.
Cardiology Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered that the inflammation in the surrounding tissue of patients with failing chromium-cobalt metal-on-metal (MOM) implants is caused by the release of The Cobalt ...
Medical research Jul 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |