Tag: "excel" at medical news
Researchers develop way to track quality of home health care
...ider, no region---does everything well. Those that excel
on some measures of patient care are usually average or poor in others, for example. There were some areas the researchers found where many home care agencies could improve. For example, 32 percent of home care clients in the study population had not...
Brains of people with autism recall letters of the alphabet in brain areas dealing with shapes
...or observations that while many people with autism excel
at tasks involving details, they have difficulty w...to people with autism, describing how many of them excel
at matters of detail, yet struggle to comprehend the larger picture. For example, some children wit...
Research explores why some internationally adopted children excel while others struggle
...y IA children in acquiring English, such that some excel
relative to their native-born peers, whereas others struggle and need appropriate intervention," said Krakow. Krakow's daughter inspired her interest in the language development of children from China. "My daughter, who is now five, was adopted a...
Chemist works to prevent undesirable side effects in synthetic drugs
... Therefore, the awards go to faculty who "wish to excel
at both teaching and research." Crawford proposes to develop a series of laboratory experiments involving computational chemistry that would affect all undergraduate core chemistry courses -- general, organic, physical, inorganic, and polymer. He has...
UC Davis Medical Center ranks
...t surgery; and 49th for urology. "These hospitals excel
partly because their doctors perform large numbers of tricky and risky procedures," said Richard Folkers, a spokesperson for the magazine. "Ranked hospitals tend to adhere more closely to advanced treatment guidelines, to incorporate new findings int...
Yale study of hospital website ratings finds mixed results
...experts, the higher rated hospitals did not always excel
in their use of treatments, and in some cases the lower rated hospitals did better." The website hospital ratings were not very useful when used to draw comparisons between individual hospitals. "There is tremendous heterogeneity in how hospitals did...
Sex Differences Found In Proportions Of Gray And White Matter In The Brain: Links To Differences In Cognitive Performance Seen
...specific types of cognitive tasks.Generally, women excel
on verbal tasks, while men do better on spatial tasks. Inthe current study, these task-specific differences in ability were reconfirmedand correlated with the newly found proportional differences in gray and whitematter in men and women. While higher...