Tag: "omit" at medical news
Don't skip chest CT in the ER just because x-ray checks out okay, warns study
..., and then order a CT, but tell the radiologist to omit
the chest part of the CT because the X-ray was already performed and showed no problems for the patient. We wanted to see if avoiding chest CTs for this reason was really a good idea," said Dr. Novelline. According to the researchers, 49 million pati...
Malpractice litigation wrongly blamed for inconsistent health care
... to the articles, health-care providers "routinely omit
indicated procedures of known value, frequently perform treatments that are unnecessary and inefficacious, and employ practice patterns that vary widely and for no good reason. Adverse drug events are distressingly common. Tens of billions of dollars...
Virginia Tech research finds Swedish method of human cartilage repair shows good durability
...area, although strong on mechanics, are weak on or omit
biochemistry. Our group has an advantage in that we fully appreciate the importance of tribology and of biochemistry in the process," he said. "For example, we have shown time and time again that there is absolutely no correlation between cartilage w...
Medical jargon is not unequivocal
...basis of a certain term will no longer incorrectly omit
data. In the United States and the United Kingdom unequivocal term lists are already in use. But according to Cornet it will not be long before the Netherlands follows suit....
Limiting eligibility for medical studies can omit women and African-Americans
...nt studies are designed in ways that inadvertently omit
women and African-Americans from participation. The Stanford University School of Medicine researcher who led the effort said the findings should remind all scientists that strict study eligibility criteria can have unintended, negative consequences....