More than 40% of patients being treated for COPD at a federally funded clinic did not have the disease, researchers found after evaluating the patients with spirometry, the diagnostic “gold standard” for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. “While there have been many studies of the under-diagnosis of COPD, there has not been a US-based study that [...]
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Watch two men experience simulated labor pain with their wives looking on and acting as coaches. No thanks. I know I’m a wimp. Labor Pain Simulation from Kensington on Vimeo. Source: Thought Catalog
Just add dogs. It turns out that’s a fairly easy recipe for taking a bit of the stress out of the room, one that Caitanya Min, Trad. ’13, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) believes should be served every time exam season rolls around. Her fellow students got a feel for what [...]
What do you think about Jolie’s decision? Was it a wise choice or an unnecessary procedure? Comment below.
Hollywood film star Angelina Jolie announced Tuesday that she has undergone a double mastectomy because she carries a genetic mutation that greatly increases her risk of potentially fatal breast cancer.
She said she began the process to have both of her breasts removed in early February because she lost her mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand, to breast cancer when her mother was just 56.
Nurses Week celebrates the accomplishment of nurses throughout the year. It is based around the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, who was, in essence, also the first modern battlefield nurse. Maj. Edward Walsh, Army nurse and clinical nurse officer in charge of the CRDAMC medical/surgical ward explains, “Nightingale was a British [...]