Tag: "charts" at biology news
New tool helps blood specialists improve patient care
...self-evaluation steps, including reviewing patient charts
and answering questions that determine compliance with pre-established performance measures developed by ASH that are important in the care of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). "The hematologists who use these measures are not passive ...
Researchers find that bumblebees' flower choice matters
...her undergraduate assistant, Dustin Knutowski, who charts
the path. In the time she has spent working at the garden, she says, the invader plant is the heavier "bee magnet." And if that's the case, purple loosestrife is luring pollinators away from the native plants. To investigate her hunch further, F...
Today's babies are fatter babies
... classified as overweight. Access the CDC's growth charts
at http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/ . "In addition to demonstrating that we are seeing more heavy infants today than we did 20 years ago, this study illustrates the usefulness of routinely collected information from doctors' offices to address a k...
New tiger report release: Tiger habitat down from just a decade ago
... report documents a low-water mark for tigers, and charts
a way forward to reverse the tide," said John Robinson of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "We can save tigers forever. However, tiger conservation requires commitment from local partners, governments and international donors, along with effective,...
Access to existing medical treatments could save more lives than spending to improve the treatments
...nder systems such as post-it notes on the front of charts
that would alert clinicians when patients need cholesterol-lowering therapy. "Society's huge investment in technological innovations that only modestly improve efficacy, by consuming resources needed for improved delivery of care, may cost more live...
Newly discovered birdlike dinosaur is oldest raptor ever found in South America
Relative of Velociraptor rewrites evolutionary charts
The recent discovery of a 90-million-year-old dinosaur in Patagonia demonstrates that dromaeosaurs, a group of carnivorous theropods that includes Velociraptor and is closely related to birds, originated much earlier than previously thought. Rather ...