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Shorter duration of feeding tube placement with IMRT

(HealthDay)—For patients with head and neck cancer (HNC), the duration of feeding tube placement is shorter for those who receive definitive intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) compared with those who receive three-dimensional ...

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AbobotulinumtoxinA effective for face-lifting

(HealthDay)—AbobotulinumtoxinA (ABO) is efficacious for face-lifting, with better response for patients with oval-face shape and those aged younger than 32 years, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in the Journal ...

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Big data brings big gains in surgical quality

Once upon a time, Dr. Darrell Campbell would get Christmas cards from the patients whose lives he'd saved by transplanting a new kidney, liver or pancreas into them. He'd get hugs and high fives when they came in for appointments.

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Concern about dialysis safety spurs CDC action

(HealthDay)—Steps to reduce bloodstream infections in dialysis patients will be mapped out Thursday at a meeting of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a coalition of kidney and dialysis groups.

Sep 29, 2016
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Patient

A patient is any person who receives medical attention, care, or treatment. The person is most often ill or injured and in need of treatment by a physician or other medical professional, although one who is visiting a physician for a routine check-up may also be viewed as a patient.

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