Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Consumer Health: Sepsis is serious

Nearly 270,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of sepsis, and one-third of people who die in a hospital have sepsis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

End-stage kidney disease and the power of decision-making

Older adults with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and their caregivers can soon make more informed decisions about treatment options consistent with their values, and better communicate their choices to their families and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data-driven COVID-19 care

When caring for people hospitalized with COVID-19, doctors need to prioritize the most at-risk patients. Shannon Wongvibulsin, Med '21 (MD/Ph.D.) has helped make it easier to identify who should go to the front of the line.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to know about treating sepsis

September is Sepsis Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Idaho hospitals nearly buckling in relentless COVID surge

The intensive care rooms at St. Luke's Boise Medical Center are full, each a blinking jungle of tubes, wires and mechanical breathing machines. The patients nestled inside are a lot alike: All unvaccinated, mostly middle-aged ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological consequences of COVID-19 in health care

Physicians, nursing staff, medical technical assistants, and pastoral workers in hospitals: they have all been placed under severe strain by the COVID-19 pandemic. A study by the University of Bonn is now highlighting which ...

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