News tagged with professional practice
(HealthDay) -- Some cancer doctors may build up emotional walls -- distancing themselves from the patients they can't save -- to avoid grief, sadness and even despair, new research shows.
Cancer May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Since 2010, there has been a decrease in the satisfaction and usability ratings for certified electronic health records (EHRs), according to survey results presented by the American College ...
Health May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Web-based learning is effective at standardizing training for triage skills of registered nurses (RNs), according to a review published in the January issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing.
Other Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Six organizations representing physicians, other health care professionals, and patients today issued two new clinical practice guidelines for diagnosing and treating stable ischemic heart disease (IHD), which affects an ...
Cardiology Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Shortages of vital drugs, particularly cancer-fighting medication, have raised concerns in the United States, where regulators often have to race to try to find replacements.
Medications Sep 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3
Half of U.S. plastic surgeons are using Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms in their professional practice, according to a survey in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medica ...
Surgery May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study in Ireland found that women recovering from gynaecological cancer received little advice from healthcare professionals about the effects of the disease on sexuality. This was not as important in initial stages of ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Survey results released today reveal that an overwhelming majority of clinicians believe that the electronic exchange of health information will have a positive impact on improving the quality of patient care, coordinating ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What's the latest, research-supported best practice in periodontal care and implant dentistry? Dental specialists and generalists alike can read about it in the first of a new series from The Journal of Evidence-Based De ...
Dentistry Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year nearly 100,000 hospitalized patients die from infections acquired while undergoing treatment for other conditions. While many factors ...
Health Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Endocrine Society has made revisions to its 2007 Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and postpartum. The CPG provides recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of patients ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The latest vaccine indications are available for doctors and other clinicians through the ACP Immunization Advisor app currently available for iPhone and iPad at http://immunization.acponline.org/app.
Immunology Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research led by the University of Leicester concludes that people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes need ongoing advice from GPs sustained over a number of years rather than a one-off session when they are first diagnosed.
Diabetes Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Suicides by psychiatric in-patients have fallen to a new low, research published today has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers estimate nearly 800,000 preventable adverse drug events may occur in nursing homes each year. Many of these incidents could be prevented with safety practices such as medication reconciliation, a process in which ...
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0