Study Evaluates the Incompetence of Blacks as Living Kidney Donors
In one of the first studies of its kind, researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine explored why blacks are less likely than other races to become living kidney donors, and the reasons are obesity and failure to complete the donor evaluation.
"Obesity is a growing problem i...
More Than Half of Emergency Department Nurses Have Been Physically Assaulted at Work, New Study Finds
...iation by emergency department management, hospital administration, nursing staff or physicians; the perception that reporting incidents was a sign of incompetence
or weakness; lack of physical injury as a result of an incident; the attitude that violence is to be expected; and lack of support from administration...
Bad Bosses Are Hard on the Heart
...y the price, according to new research.
The Swedish study found that workers' risks for angina, heart attack and death rose along with the reported incompetence
of their bosses.
"This study is the first to provide evidence of a prospective, dose-response relationship between concrete managerial behaviors an...
Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval of New Family of Advanced Pacemakers
... from most competitive pacemakers.
-- Minute Ventilation (MV) Blended Sensor: This proprietary technology treats a condition called Chronotropic incompetence
(CI), which is the inability of the heart to regulate its rate appropriately in response to physical activity and emotional stress. Boston Sc...
Physicians Hail VNUS Device for Closing Diseased Perforating Veins
...uccessful ablation of the vein exactly at the point you want it.
has proven to be a common cause of varicose vein
recurrence, even in patien...et has proven itself as a vital tool for physicians
treating the perforator incompetence
often seen in patients with advanced
venous disease, and we're pleased with...
Campaign for America's Future Memorandum: Katrina Storm Warning
...our patriotism, our sense that we are all in this together.
In New Orleans, the federal government -- too often aided and abetted
by state and local incompetence
-- has failed. With an appalled country
watching, it failed callously in the rescue of those displaced. And in the
past 2 years, it has failed the sur...
AIIMS Fined Rs 5 Lakhs for Negligence
...the diagnosis wrong, the examination of the complainant was not proper. It is not a case of an error of judgment. It is a case of either negligence or incompetence
of AIIMS doctors, as a result of which she underwent surgery and radio therapy," said State Consumer Commission president Justice J D Kapoor, holding ...
Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER
...d near crime hotspots, and serves poor and minorities in South Los Angeles. Predictably it has been going to seed for sometime.
Complaints of incompetence
and mismanagement have poured in and some periodical attempts at overhauling are made.
The death of a woman on the floor of the Emergency Roo...
Extradition Nears for Indian Origin Rogue Surgeon Dr. Death
... date in the bid to have him returned to Brisbane for a criminal trial.
Dr. Patel fled to the US on April 1 2005 after allegations of medical incompetence
were raised in the Queensland parliament.
Last November, warrants were issued for his arrest on a number of charges, including three of mansla...
UK Doctors Demand Overhauling of Fertility Regulatory Authority
...agistrates to obtain the warrant was inadequate.
Professor Robert Winston, of Imperial College, said: "[This is] further evidence of the complete incompetence
of the HFEA and the need for the workings of this organisation to be radically reviewed. This situation will do nothing at all to protect the interest...
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