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Protracted walking problems among hip surgery patients

People who have undergone hip surgery with total hip arthroplasty often experience no difficulty in walking – but for some, mobility actually is impaired long after surgery. Research under way at Sahlgrenska Academy is ...

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Learning through drama helps nurses face the future

Learning through drama has unique potential for preparing future nurses and specialist nursing staff for their future professional role, as shown by research from Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden. Using role play and exploring ...

Dec 20, 2017
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Treacherous correlation in the brain from smoking

Out with the cigarette pack, put a cigarette in the mouth and light up. That is a well-known action for a smoker and, at the same time, behavior which has a stronger connection to actual drug dependency than was previously ...

Oct 12, 2017
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Determining patient radiosensitivity from blood samples

How much radiation or chemotherapy can a certain person handle? With help from blood or tissue testing, it may be possible to answer this question in advance, which in turn could improve treatment, as research at Sahlgrenska ...

Oct 10, 2017
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