Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Many Americans unaware of this year's heavy tick season: poll

(HealthDay)—Most Americans know that ticks can make them sick, and many take steps to avoid them. But few know that this summer could be a particularly bad one for tick bites, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll shows.

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Improving ICU care and communication through technology use

Hospitalization in an intensive care unit (ICU) can be a frightening and sometimes traumatizing experience for patients. Although engaging the patient and improving communication among the clinical team can positively impact ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New criteria urged for infection diagnosis among seniors in ER

(HealthDay)—Emergency department physicians need new criteria for diagnosing infection among older adults, according to a study published online recently in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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