Tag: "allay" at medical news
Call for data on reuse of surgical instruments to allay fears over vCJD transmission
...l instruments, and calls for more data in order to allay
fears over the possible transmission of vCJD. The number of vCJD cases continues to decline, and it is believed that most cases to date are the result of consumption of BSE-infected beef. There were 161 recorded cases by the end of 2005, and the ann...
Patient care threatened by workforce shortage
... the trend of redesigning the medical workforce to allay
the shortage ofhealth care workers in the US, is "complicated, developing in ways that are nearly chaotic, and defying simple claims and predictions". Australia risks a similar fate if the reaction to filling the medical workforce void is not well ...
Concern over Britain's refugee detention policy
...ly damaging measures will be implemented, aimed to allay
public fears rather than to confront the genuine psychological needs of people fleeing persecution, they warn. The lessons for Britain are clear. Australia has acknowledged the failure of detention policy. There is ample evidence that models of commu...
PTSD, depression epidemic among Cambodian immigrants
...ntal disorders, Marshall and colleagues set out to allay
such concerns by employing a more conservative approach. Native Khmer speakers conducted highly structured two-hour interviews with 490 randomly-selected former refugees, ages 35-75, in their Long Beach, CA homes, beginning in 2003. They used standar...
Patients with pituitary gland tumors are often misdiagnosed
...ized that an educational seminar is a great way to allay
patient fears while allowing patients to ask questions of anyone on the treatment team. "Most patients contemplating surgery have fears and concerns about the surgery, but with our patients, we see a heightened level of anxiety about the potential lo...