News tagged with professionalism
The creation and use of information online and the widespread use of the Internet offer exciting new opportunities for patient care, but also require physicians to consider how to best protect patient interests and apply ...
Other Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With rates and deaths associated with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) at historically high levels, many hospitals have taken extra steps to reduce these infections. New research finds that a dedicated daily cleaning crew ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who watch the NBC reality weight-loss show "The Biggest Loser" are prone to have negative opinions of obese people, according to a study by Jina H. Yoo, associate professor of communication at the ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
As global rates of diabetes escalate, a new computerised self-care system for people with Type 2 diabetes has been shown to significantly improve diabetes control and mental health-related quality of life, ...
Diabetes Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center predict that advancements in breast cancer screening will need a personalized touch because mammography is not a "one strategy fits all" technology.
Cancer Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has shown there has been an 11.5% reduction in average levels of discrimination. Led by King's College London's Institute of Psychi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There is a lack of communication between doctors and their elderly patients about end-of-life plans, a new Canadian study reveals.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The American Academy of Neurology issued new guidelines last week for assessing school-aged athletes with head injuries on the field. The message: if in doubt, sit out.
Neuroscience Apr 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study found that obstructive sleep apnea, a common form of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), is associated with increased rates of ADHD-like behavioral problems in children as well as other adaptive and learning problems.
Sleep apnea Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The University of Florida has launched a free, online tool to help caregivers and family members identify drivers age 65 and older who may be at risk for driving problems.
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Timely and adequate health care is needed to help U.S. military personnel and their families readjust to life after deployment, an Institute of Medicine report finds.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new Guidance recently published by the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) reflects the most current advances in the diagnosis and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) released the widely-anticipated "ACMG Recommendations for Reporting of Incidental Findings in Clinical Exome and Genome Sequencing" report at its 2013 Annual Clinical ...
Genetics Mar 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Managing the delicate issue of sexual expression amongst people with dementia is the focus of a new education resource produced by Griffith University researcher Dr Cindy Jones.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0