When we think of antibiotic overuse, we don't generally think of allergies. Research is beginning to suggest that maybe we should.
October 1, 2015 marks the official compliance date for implementation.
Here's what you need to know when you're called upon to assist at 39,000 feet.
The culture of medicine is very powerful, and old habits, like white coats, are hard to break. But doctors are still doctors whether they wear a coat or not.
Necrotizing enterocolitis was chosen for the simulation because it progresses so fast, and the proper treatment requires quick and accurate diagnosis and treatment. The effects of rudeness in this type of setting would be readily detectable. The results were staggering and frightening.
Pain management is a growing problem across the country, often forcing clinicians into the awkward position of trying to determine if a patient is legitimately seeking pain relief or just seeking drugs. This case focuses on a vital issue in making that determination – communication.
Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2015–2016 Influenza Season. The report is an update to the Advisory Committee's 2014–2015 recommendations.
3D printing is not new to medicine, but innovations in hardware, software, and materials have opened new avenues for its applications as an emerging technology that could alter existing models in healthcare.