News tagged with residents
In a newly published study, researchers found the majority of medical residents surveyed experienced a decline in empathy over the course of the oft-used "long-call" shift.
Health Jan 31, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A visit to the emergency department during nonsummer months was associated with a three-fold risk of acute respiratory or gastrointestinal infection in elderly residents of long-term care facilities, according to a study ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nursing home residents with dementia who use average doses of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are three times more likely to have an injurious fall than similar people who don't use these drugs. The association ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Health care coverage increased dramatically in parts of China between 1997 and 2006, a period when government interventions were implemented to improve access to health care, with particularly striking upswings ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- Government inspectors will tell lawmakers Wednesday that the Medicare health plan needs to do more to stop doctors from prescribing powerful psychiatric drugs to nursing home patients with dementia, an unapproved ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
The scoring system government agencies use to rate nursing home quality does not provide an adequate evaluation because they do not take into account the degree of cognitive impairment of their patient populations and whether ...
Health Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patient handovers have increased significantly as a result of the restrictions on the number of hours residents are allowed to work. Multiple shift changes, and resulting consecutive sign-outs, during patient handovers are ...
Other Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The decision by nursing homes whether or not to treat an ill resident on-site or send them to a hospital are often linked to that person's insurance status. A new study out this month shows that on average individuals enrolled ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study in the Sept. 29, 2011, edition of the New England Journal of Medicine reports that nearly one in five nursing home residents with advanced dementia experiences burdensome transitions in the last 90 days of lif ...
Health Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The risk of dying from cardiovascular disease is higher for childless men than for fathers, according to a large study led by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Cardiology Sep 26, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Residents who attend conferences that focus on missed or misinterpreted cases are 67% less likely to miss important findings when reading on-call musculoskeletal x-ray images, a new study shows.
Other Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research shows that the likelihood of a medical school graduate becoming board certified is linked to age at graduation, race and ethnicity, and level of debt.
Other Sep 22, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Higher flu vaccination rates for health care personnel can dramatically reduce the threat of flu outbreak among nursing home residents, according to a study published in the October issue of Infection Control and Hospital Ep ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The new limits on hours that physicians-in-training can work will prove costly for U.S teaching hospitals, which will need to spend up to $1.3 billion a year, and possibly more, to effect the changes, a new UCLA study suggests.
Other Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Feelings of burnout persist among internal medicine residents despite significant cutbacks in duty hours for doctors-in-training in recent years, a national study by Mayo Clinic found.
Other Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0