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Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
...nes and drugs. More than 6,000 cancer patients are admitted
to Duke each year, and cancer patients make more than 100,000 visits to outpatient clinics each year. The center is one of six in the U.S. designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Specialized Program in Research Excellence for breast cancer. ...
Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
...ving been cared for by cardiologists were actually admitted
byinternists or family physicians. The ideal monitoring system, they say, shouldfocus on the doctors who have the greatest influence on outcome, which for heartattack is the first physician involved, since early intervention is crucial inheart attack...
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
...over how itgets divided up later." Breslow admitted
he was a chemistry-set kid. "I had a laboratory in thebasement of our house, right near the air duct next to our furnace," he said."My father was a physician, and I remember his patients would come streaming outof his office upstairs sometimes when I...
About The Care Of Patients Before They Are Admitted To Intensive Care
... into the quality of care received by 100 patients admitted
to intensive care. They found that 54 of the 100 ...e 54 patients who were not treated adequately were admitted
late into intensive care. The authors discovered that the problems lay in suboptimal management of o...
Epilepsy Drugs Useful To Treat Alzheimer's, Studies Find
...n and areone of the main reasons that patients are admitted
to acute andlong-term care institutions," says Porsteinsson. "People don'tput their husbands or mothers in nursing homes because they areforgetful; they're put in a nursing home because they are adanger to themselves or others, or because they're unb...
Black Teen-Agers With Severe Asthma Are Three Times More Likely Than White Teens To Be Steroid Resistant
...roid resistant. "Twenty-five percent of the kids admitted
to National Jewish havesteroid-resistant asthma, which is much greater than anyone thought," Dr. Spahnsaid. It has been estimated that only one-tenth of a percent of the 15 million peoplein the United States with asthma are steroid resistant. Abou...
Cancer Patients From Deprived Areas of South East England Aren't Receiving Optimum Treatment
...areas in the Thames region, were more likely to be admitted
as emergencies and ordinary inpatients than their counterparts from more affluent areas. They also found that patients with lung or breast cancers from deprived areas were less likely to receive surgical treatment. For most cancers, the stage at w...
Beta-Blockers Underused In Older Patients After Heart Attacks, Major Study Of 45,000 Patients 65 Years Or Older Reveals
... more likely to prescribebeta-blockers. "Patients admitted
by cardiologists and internists were muchmore like...o be discharged receiving beta-blockers than those admitted
bygeneral or other types of physicians, demonstrating that opportunities forimprovement are not equa...
Changes In Care Lower Costs Of Surgery To Prevent Stroke
...edure before symptoms or a stroke occur. Patients admitted
for the surgery at the end of the study period pai...3,000 (Canadian) less for their care than patients admitted
at the beginning ofthe study. "The lower costs and shorter hospital stays are mainly due to carefulp...
Drip And Ship: Start Drug Early, Especially If Plan To Transfer Heart Patient To Larger Hospital
...of death or heartattack in heart patients who were admitted
to the hospital with unstablecoronary syndromes. ...om smaller hospitals to the 2,009patients who were admitted
directly to the larger institutions without beingtransferred. As it turned out, significantl...
New Chest Pain Evaluation Method Saves Lives, Prevents Costly HospitalizationFor Some Patients
...h year. The majority of these patients are usually admitted
to thehospital for two to three days at an individual cost averaging more than $4,000and a total annual cost of $10 billion. More importantly -- because the cause ofchest pain is difficult to diagnose -- an estimated six to 10,000 Americans dieafter ...
Comprehensive Heart Failure Program At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...iduals with congestive heart failure are presently admitted
to the hospitalthrough the emergency department, and they require an average inpatient hospitalstay of six to seven days. By identifying at-risk patients much earlier, and initiating appropriatetreatment earlier, researchers hope to be able to stop t...
Study Indicates That Medicare Costs Are Higher -- And Survival Rate Is Better --At Major Teaching Hospitals Survive Climate Change
... teaching hospitals had lower mortality than those admitted
toother hospitals," the authors wrote. "Compared t...vival rates and quality-of-lifeissues for patients admitted
to for-profit, nonprofit and public hospitals.Teaching hospitals were not part of this study. ...
Viagra Prescribing Will Be Based On Financial Rather Than Clinical Reasoning
...rationing. The secretary of state has effectively admitted
that the government can no longer fund an NHS according to its founding principles of comprehensiveness, universality and access based on need, but has made a decision that will at least ensure consistent access across the UK. Although the BMA has c...
Mayo Clinic Study: Fast CT Is Quick, Accurate Way To Detect Heart Disease In ER Patients With Chest Pain
...y." More than 5 million people with chest pain are admitted
to emergency departmentseach year. Of those patien...or heart attack." Researchers studied 105 patients admitted
to the emergency department fromDecember 1995 to October 1997. All participants underwent EBCT tests...
UI Study Finds Social Support May Increase Longevity Of People With Schizophrenia
...records of 133 patients with schizophreniawho were admitted
between 1934 and 1944 to the former Iowa PsychopathicHospital. All of the patients, 67 men and 66 women, had died by the time thestudy began. The researchers assessed the quantity and quality of socialresources available to the patients, such as the ...
Sexually Oriented Internet Sites Are Popular And Non-Problematic For Most People, But Pose Risks For Some
... their agewhile on the net. Thirty-eight percent admitted
presenting themselves as arace different than their own. Additionally, three out of four respondentsindicated keeping secret from others how much time they spend on line for sexualpursuits, although most (87%) reported that they did not feel guilty ...
New Findings On Asthma And Breastfeeding, Obesity And Asthma And Snoring And Pre-eclampsia At ALA/ATS Meeting
...ensive care unit. Herecommended that women who are admitted
to the hospital with pre-eclampsia beassessed for snoring during sleep to determine if they might be helped by CPAPtreatment....
Is handwriting truly individual? UB computer scientists are finding out
...ion stated that in order for expert testimonyto be admitted
in court cases at any level, a scientific basis for thatexpertise must be proven through research and the peer-review process. But because relatively few, if any, objective criteria exist foranalyzing handwriting, it has yet to be regarded wi...
Heart Attack Victims More Likely To Survive When Taken To High-Volume Hospitals
...art attack, death rates were 27 percent amongthose admitted
to the highest-volume centers, compared to 29.8 percent at thelowest-volume centers. The study also found that: Hospital technology did not matter as much as volume. After allowingfor volume, patients at hospitals that offer bypass surgery ...
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