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Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial

... reduction surgery for emphysema does not help the sickest patients, according to the latest report.In emphys...t of the trial now urges caution over surgery. The sickest patients - those with the worst lung function- have a higher risk of death within 30 days of the ope...

Emphysema surgery - unfavourable

... reduction surgery for emphysema does not help the sickest patients, according to the latest report.In emphys...t of the trial now urges caution over surgery. The sickest patients - those with the worst lung function- have a higher risk of death within 30 days of the ope...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...he healthiest seniors while leaving the oldest and sickest seniors in the traditional Medicare program, where they would pay higher premiums. It also includes provisions designed to partially protect patients who remain in the original program from higher costs....

Fixing the way to a Man’s Heart

...hout the need for surgery and is meant to help the sickest of heart disease patients first. ...

Antibiotic, Gene Therapy Help Treat Angina

...ise time by an average of 1.3 minutes. Even the 50 sickest patients of the group that received gene therapy improved their exercise time by 1.6 minutes compared to 0.6 minutes among the most severe cases in the placebo group. The gene therapy essentially worked like jumper cables to jump start new blood ves...

Fight against Fungus - A new ray of hope

...nts, due to its high cost will be reserved for the sickest kinds of patients who are in the hospital and for one reason or another have not responded to fluconazole....

A New Diagnostic Approach To Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease

...ately, reserving the most invasive studies for the sickest patients. In conclusion, this study demonstrates that pediatric ILD comprises a heterogeneous group of mostly rare disorders that present tremendous diagnostic challenges. A systematic approach to the diagnosis of pediatric ILD is useful, and not a...

Palliative care for chronic diseases

...nt and cost-effective care focused directly on our sickest and most complex patients. Hospitals recognize that the cost of not providing this type of care is just too high. Researchers from Mount Sinai Medical Center and the American Hospital Association (AHA) report that the number of palliative care prog...

What Will Primary Care Look Like In England by 2015?

...ing doctors and nurses to spend more time with the sickest patients. The concept of "patients as partners in their own healthcare" would also become a reality. GP Dougal Jeffries envisions a return of a system based on social values. Expenditure on weapons get diverted to the NHS by 2015, coordination and ...

The Publication Of Surgeon Specific Death Rates Raises Controversy

... and death. But inevitably, the hardest cases, the sickest patients, have the least chance of survival, ‘said Dr Burns. To conclude, the ultimate success of any surgeon should be based on patient satisfaction rather than on the basis of patient mortality rate. It would not be fair enough to blame just the ...

Scotland Ranked As Sickest Area Of UK: Survey

...ent on an average every year has been regarded the sickest region. The comprehensive study was conducted by Caci, an American statistics firm. It is hoped that data from the study would be used by the Government to identify areas where more investment in public health is needed. Health official, Phil Hanlo...

Charging Car Park Fees From Cancer Patients Is Morally Wrong, Says Macmillan Cancer Relief

...arges were morally wrong, "It is shameful that the sickest and most vulnerable people have to pay the most. Hospital car parking costs are often the final straw in a long line of extra costs faced by cancer patients," said the charity's chief executive Peter Cardy...

Cardiogenic Shock is the Leading Cause of Death for Heart Attack Patients

...ll conducted study clearly shows that treating the sickest heart attack patients early and aggressively provi...t shock patients aggressively because they are the sickest of the sick and the death rate is so high,' says Dr. Hochman, who is also the Harold Snyder Family P...

Antidepressants may be Linked with Suicide Attempts in Teens

...d on only eight cases, and it is possible that the sickest children were more likely to be treated with such medications, skewing the results, the authors write. “With these caveats in mind, the present findings are consistent with the recommendations for careful clinical monitoring during the treatment of d...

Abolish Car Parking Charges at Welsh Hospitals, says BMA Cymru Wales

...elsh hospital car parking charges are a tax on the sickest patients and their relatives. The most ill section of the population has to visit hospital more frequently than those who are healthier and it is often these very ill people who, because of their illness, are the least able to pay the substantial car...

Consider Euthanasia For Severely Disabled Babies, College Tells Doctors

...f widening the management options available to the sickest of newborns." As can be expected, such a proposal is not universally accepted. John Wyatt, consultant neonatologist at University College London, said that intentional killing was not part of medical care and that most medical professionals feel t...

Review Urges Restricted Use Of Devices To Keep Heart Patients Alive

...6,300). "We compared the VAD group with the very sickest of the transplant candidates and found that the he...idates for a heart assist device are generally the sickest of heart failure patients who are no longer helped by drug treatment. In the United States, heart fa...

RF Ablation a Safe Alternative Option for Treating Lung Cancer

...w that RF ablation is a treatment option for their sickest and elderly patients,” Dr. Dupuy said. The study also showed that RF ablation helped control the progression of patients’ tumors. Tumors three centimeters or smaller took an average of 45 months to grow following treatment; tumors larger than three...

Better Working Conditions for Nurses Might Decrease Patient Infections

...tions are necessary for the safety of our nation's sickest patients. With the looming nursing shortage, hospitals direly need to address working conditions in order to help retain current staff now and recruit people into nursing in the future." Researchers evaluated several measures of working conditions ...

Medical Marijuana Activist Drops Lawsuit

...sort of bill. It's basically going to protect the sickest of the sick, and it's going to be narrow because there are other bills already out there." She's also continuing her work with medical-marijuana advocacy groups, and she'll go to Washington, D.C., later this month on her mission. Besides the brain t...

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