August 17, 2016 9:08 am
A new study strives to establish objective, quantifiable information for patients and doctors regarding the minimum number of lymph nodes that should be analyzed around a tumor for thorough treatment without unnecessary risk.
August 17, 2016 10:28 am
State officials claim that hiring new nurses is a crucial workforce concern for California, yet at least 2,000 recent nursing graduates remain in licensing limbo, with their applications taking as long as 24 weeks to process.
“With each passing month, more of the world’s genetic diversity is represented in scientific databases, and each time more information is there, it’s easier to interpret the next thing you see.”
The research offers promise for people with spinal cord injury, stroke and other conditions to regain strength, mobility, and independence.
They say it’s the first transient battery to demonstrate the power, stability, and shelf life needed for practical use.
In areas with the greatest need for language assistance with patients, about 25 percent of facilities failed to provide such services.
In addition, the ACS is collaborating with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and The Joint Commission to ensure that their policies and regulatory oversight activities are aligned with the College’s recommendations.
"We have uncovered new regulators of heart formation," said assistant professor of biochemistry Yu Liu, one of the lead authors of the study.
Each member of the surgical team should be empowered to speak up and take responsibility for patient care.
Although addiction specialists welcome Probuphine, which delivers a constant dose of the drug buprenorphine over six months, at this early stage it’s complicated for physicians to add it to their repertoire.