Tag: "grim" at medical news
Jan/Feb 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...much or more. These figures, they warn, paint a grim
future for teaching hospitals, which also are faced with new patient safety mandates, increasing pressure to improve resident work environments and hours, rising malpractice premiums and other rising health care costs. The authors call for more tran...
Activism may help those with AIDS cope better with illness
...AIDS conference last month offered a large dose of grim
news about the disease and its precursor, HIV. But a new university study suggests that there is at least one glimmer of hope. In a recent article in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, researchers report that social activism in group...
Rosenbaum discovers "hidden clue" on cardiogram
...the mostcommon cause of death in the country. That grim
scenario may be about to change due to new research by David Rosenbaum, an associate professor of medicineand biomedical engineering at CWRU's School of Medicine, and a cardiologist at University Hospitals of Cleveland. In the March 16 issue of the A...
Duke Physicians Find Intensive Radiation Therapy Can Save Lives, Improve Quality
Of Life For Patients With Head And Neck Cancers
...ive cancer of the head andneck are usually given a grim
prognosis. Many die within three years ofdiagnosis. The standard treatment for advanced head and neck cancer has been totreat patients with surgery and seven weeks of once-daily radiation therapy. Buta new study from Duke University Medical ...