News tagged with professionalism
Healthcare professionals caring for patients with dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) now have access to a new and comprehensive online resource called 'Medicines Optimisation in Patients with Dysphagia' (www.dysphagia-‐medicine.com/).
Medications May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Federal funding for health care coverage of children with diabetes varies significantly from state to state across the United States, according to new research from the University of Michigan.
Pediatrics Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans are over-diagnosed and over-treated for depression, according to a new study conducted at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study examines adults with clinician-identified depression and individuals ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Sniffing out schizophrenia: Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis
(Medical Xpress)—A debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia can be difficult to diagnose. Because physiological evidence confirming the disease can only be gathered from the brain during an autopsy, mental health professionals ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Health Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The experience of a physician in the medical tent at the Boston marathon provides insight into the impact of the bombings on medical professionals at the scene; the perspective piece was published ...
Health Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A prospective study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) observed an association between risk of second primary cancer and history of non-melanoma skin cancer in white men and women.
Cancer Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Identifying and engaging leaders from within a community is critical for creating meaningful change at a community-wide level, according to a leading physician educator who presented at TEDMED ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new website application for athletes called Dietary Analysis Tool for Athletes (D.A.T.A.) has been validated as accurately recording dietary intake based on the 24-hour recall method. "This tool offers sports dietitians ...
Health Apr 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A campaign developed by health professionals and gun dealers in New Hampshire to raise awareness about preventing firearm suicides is garnering national attention.
Health Apr 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Additional legislation and guidance around surrogate pregnancy is needed for healthcare professionals, says a new review published today (19th April) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Achieving widespread reductions in preventable hospital readmissions among Medicare beneficiaries may take longer than many health care professionals originally anticipated, according to researchers at Penn State, the Weill ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Severe and life-threatening complications in pregnancy can have a big impact on fathers as well as mothers. That's one of the key findings of work by Oxford University researchers who spoke to couples who ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Not enough evidence exists to recommend that primary care physicians perform oral cancer screenings on adult patients who have no signs or symptoms of the condition, an expert panel says.
Cancer Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Post-traumatic stress disorder affects nearly 8 million adults in any given year, federal statistics show. Fortunately, clinical research has identified certain psychological interventions that effectively ameliorate the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0