A new study, published in The BMJ, provides no evidence that physician political affiliation is associated with the intensity of end of life care received by patients in the hospital.
All news from Anaesthesiology
A nonpharmacologic intervention that promotes both sleep and quieter hospital rooms is effective, new research from the Sleep Hygiene in the Hospital Project (SHH!) showed. The protocol can be replicated easily at the low cost.
A new study published in the journal PNAS found that malaria-infected individuals are more attractive to mosquitoes because they emit specific odors from their skin could yield new biomarkers of the disease and better insect traps.
The office seems a logical place to encourage a healthy lifestyle with so much time spent at work. A growing number of American employers are leading a healthy lifestyle that through workplace health programs.
Access to heart transplantation can be unfair in the United States, with patients in some regions ranking higher in priority because cardiologists "overtreat," which makes patients look sicker and therefore more suitable for emergent intervention than others on the wait list, new research shows. The work is published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
A drug given to early stage lung cancer patients before they undergo surgery showed major tumor responses in the removed tumor and an increase in anti-tumor T-cells that remained after the tumor was removed, which resulted in fewer relapse cases in the patients.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS), also known as ambulance forces or paramedic forces are the form of emergency services committed on the provision of out-of-hospital acute medical care, transfer to hospital and comprehensive services, and other medical transport services to patients with acute sickness and injuries. EMS may also be locally known as a paramedic service, the first aid team, or emergency and rescue troop.
The ultimate objective of the majority of emergency medical services is to either supply medical management to the individuals in need of emergency medical care, with the intention of adequately treating the acute conditions, or organizing for the appropriate extrication and transport of the victim to an appropriate facility. This is most expected to be at an emergency department at a hospital.
Anti-PD-1 therapy provided for early-stage lung cancer patients before they undergo surgery showed major tumor responses in the removed tumor and an increase in anti-tumor T-cells that remained after the tumor was removed, which resulted in fewer relapse cases in the patients, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reports.
A new study showing that researchers examine a single foodborne outbreak could cost a restaurant millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, lawsuits, legal fees, insurance premium increases, inspection costs and staff retraining. It was based on computer simulations that suggest a foodborne illness outbreak can have large, reverberating consequences regardless of the size of the restaurant and outbreak. The study was published online in the journal Public Health Reports,
In a multicenter database study of adults who had undergone surgery for spinal deformities, researchers said that those who had used narcotics daily on average had worse outcomes, such as longer intensive care unit stays and more severe postop disability.