Surgery

Tailored education system to benefit kidney transplant patients

Patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease have to go to a dialysis center for hours at a time, several times a week for the rest of their lives. Patients on dialysis have strict dietary restrictions, ...

Pediatrics

Tactile books adapted for blind children

Children's books play a key role in child development and access to culture. Books with tactile illustrations are particularly useful for understanding history. Yet it is essential that the illustrations are understood by ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Greater support needed for pregnant transgender men

Many transgender men who have the capacity to bear children are faced with barriers in the healthcare system as a result of a lack of training, argue Juno Obedin-Maliver and Harvey Makadon in a commentary published in SAGE ...

Health

CMS issues final rule on physician sunshine act

(HealthDay)—The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued a final rule requiring drug and device manufacturers and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) to report payment or gifts of more than $10 to ...

Health

New initiative announced for patient-doc collaboration

(HealthDay)—A new Center for Patient Partnership in Healthcare (CPPH) has been launched to advance physician-patient collaboration, according to a report published by the American College of Physicians (ACP).

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