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Radiation should follow a mastectomy for advanced cancer, but often doesn't
Radiation after a mastectomy for advanced breast cancer is part of the standard treatment guidelines. But more than a...
Surgeons salvage hand nerves of double-transplant patient at Jewish Hospital
--> Doctors completed the region's first double-hand transplant Wednesday, replacing a man's burned...
Study suggests obesity contributes to rise in c-sections
The larger a pregnant woman is when she checks in on delivery day, the greater her risk of having a cesarean section...
U Minn. doctors find treatment for painful, lethal skin disease
Two years ago, doctors at the University of Minnesota took an enormous risk by putting a little boy with a...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Hospital infection deaths caused by ignorance and neglect, survey finds
Deadly yet easily preventable bloodstream infections continue to plague American hospitals because facility...
Prostate cancer screening may not reduce deaths
Men are being urged to consider risks before undergoing prostate cancer screening in the wake of two studies that did...
Religious belief linked to desire for aggressive treatment in terminal patients
Terminally ill cancer patients who drew comfort from religion were far more likely to seek aggressive, life-prolonging...
Childhood diabetes boosts risk for kidney problems
Children and teens diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are five times more likely to develop kidney disease later in life...
Book: Nursing Research Program Builder: Strategies to Translate Findings into Practice
Whether you have already implemented EBP and are ready to take the next step, or you are working toward ANCC Magnet...