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The Size Of The Heart Does Matter

...to heart attack or stroke because it increases the workload on the heart. Researchers aren’t sure why blacks have a higher rate of the condition, but suggest the phenomenon may help explain the higher rates of heart disease and stroke seen in them and thus pave the way for therapies that can minimize ethnic d...

London Emergency Services Receive Wide Appreciation

... end of the day and over 300 major casualties. The workload was distributed to many major hospitals like Royal Free Hospital, University College Hospital, Guys and St Thomas', and St Mary's. London is no stranger to such attacks and for the last 25 years has always been under the threat either of IRA or 9/11...

Maybe It Is Time For Doctors To Look After Their Health As Well

...On top of this, these consultants have an enormous workload coupled with insufficient levels of satisfaction f... Hence approaches designed to reduce consultants’ workload and enhance their job satisfaction are urgently needed...

Not Blinking Enough In Front Of The Computer Can Cause Dry Eye

...volutionized the office atmosphere by reducing the workload and providing for easy storage of huge amounts of data. Numerous studies have already demonstrated // the disastrous effects of spending most of the day in front of the computers. A new study now reveals that squinting at a computer screen can redu...

Happiness Is Not Attained By A Wealthy Life But By A Healthy One.

... satisfaction, adds the author. Scant control over workload or decision-making correlates with lower happiness levels. The author concluded by saying that happiness of its citizens should be the prime responsibility of government, with ministers as answerable on happiness levels as they are on a nation's gr...

Better Communication With FDA Could Speed Up Approval Of New Drugs

...sponsors in the past several years. Any additional workload for meetings is going to have to be supported by additional staffing," said Dr. John Jenkins, director of the FDA's Office of New Drugs. He added that the FDA would discuss this issue in the next meeting and would also take a note of the fees paid fo...

Hormone Can Foretell Presence Of Potentially Fatal Pulmonary Hypertension

...rt disease, BNP serves as a marker of an increased workload in the right heart originating from idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension," Dr. Behr said. BNP is a hormone found in the heart. Its level in the blood is usually on the lesser side, but rises if the heart has to work harder. In the current study...

General Practitioners are earning mighty amount?

...ming a family doctor because of the perceived high workload and a responsibility for 24-hour cover. The contract brought with it two points in doc’s favour like no responsibility for providing care to the patients on their list 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Also in regard to the NHS's financial situati...

Misplaced Bravado: A Career In Surgery Eludes Women?

... 49 percent of men and 28.0 percent of women cited workload considerations 66.7 percent of men vs. 47.8 percent of women chose family concerns 83.3 percent of women and 76.5 percent of men worried about lifestyle during residency 40 percent of women and 21.6 percent of men were deterred by their view of the "...

Doctor Shortage in St Helens Hospital

... the north-east Tasmanian practice//. Excessive workload was the reason given by most doctors for quitting.... the St Helens District Hospital, to help with the workload from the doctors"....

NHS Dentist Overworked

...are facing a severe backlog in trying to match the workload and the number of NHS dentist//. They fear that there would not be enough practitioners to satisfy public demand. The British Dental Association said that the NHS is forcing the dentists out. According to the figures complied by the NHS information...

Wellington Hospital To Ease Overstretched Health Services

...ry month and we don't see an end to it because the workload is still coming in faster than we can treat it." Professor Lamb also noted that other cancer centres in New Zealand were also experiencing problems with waiting times. Cancer centre clinicians have been consulted, and they say that the option of ...

Yoga to De-stress Indian Army Soldiers

...s (AFMS) be raised "in proportion to its increased workload and responsibility" and that the Pune-based AFMC A...he strength of AFMS in proportion to its increased workload and responsibility for smooth and effective functioning. For this purpose, the government should set...

Thirty percent of nurses distressed with verbal and physical abuse

...pect of their work, after the 51 percent who cited workload as the biggest problem. "Another key finding of this research was that although verbal and physical spreads across every branch of healthcare – from paediatrics to psychiatry and community services to critical care – few staff made their complaints...

Inaccurate reporting of child physical abuse by healthcare staff

...one Dentist. Other barriers to reporting included workload pressures, red tape and hierarchy, reporting procedures and lack of sensitivity and support from social services and colleagues. Some Dentists felt that child abuse was not relevant to their profession and another burden in an already stressful occup...

Corporate Inc Awakening To Economic Impact Of HIV

...tested and surveyed. HIV/AIDS also increases the workload on the elderly and girl children, said Bery. HIV households spend 400 percent more than non-HIV households on medical expenses and have a lower per capita outlay on education. The NCAER survey also shows that HIV households are higher borrowers th...

High Hospital House Staff Workload Associated With Worse Patient Outcomes

A heavier workload for hospital residents on patient admission days w...s to determine the association between house staff workload on a patient’s day of admission or on subsequent hospital days and patient outcomes. They analyzed d...

Probing the Effect of Endurance Exercise on Athletes' Hearts

...ubject the thin-walled RV to a greater increase in workload than the thick-walled left ventricle, with subsequent changes to the structure of the RV." Prof Heidbüchel said that athletes who undertake endurance sports should not worry too much. Ventricular arrhythmias are very uncommon. "But they need to be...

Doctors –you’ve Got Mal

...fears of e-mail adding uncompensated and increased workload to their weeks, fears of patients’ confidentiality being compromised and patients being in obvious danger of communicating urgent medical problems via e-mail instead of directly. Advances in technology seem to be answering these fears. There are no...

Motion C5: Mobile Clinical Assistant

...ion C5 features designed to ease the nurse's daily workload include: wireless connectivity to access up-to-date secure patient information and physician's orders; radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for easy, rapid user logon; a digital camera to enhance patient charting and progress notes, to ke...

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