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Thursday, August 21, 2014

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Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing

Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or “precision” cancer medicine for all patients in the near future. A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, however, suggest that not all doctors are ready to embrace tests that look for hundreds of DNA changes in patients’ tumor samples, while others p... Continue Reading



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Over-Reliance Of Pulse Oximetry For Children With Respiratory Infection

Among infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department with mild to moderate bronchiolitis, those with an artificially elevated oxygen saturation reading were less likely to be hospitalized or receive hospital care for more than 6 hours than th... Continue Reading


Intervention Helps Smokers Quit Following Hospital Stay

Among hospitalized adult smokers who wanted to quit, a postdischarge intervention that included automated telephone calls and free medication resulted in higher sustained smoking cessation rates at six months than standard postdischarge advice to use... Continue Reading


Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan Levels

Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the US Food and Drug Administration, according to a study led by researchers from... Continue Reading


The Key To Saving Lives, Hands-Only CPR

Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs - is a leading cause of death. Each year, over 420,000 out-of-hospital cardiac... Continue Reading


Opioid Users Breathe Easier With Novel Drug To Treat Respiratory Depression

People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally. A study published in the September issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologis... Continue Reading


Anesthesia Professionals Not Sufficiently Aware Of Risks Of Postoperative Cognitive Side Effects

Postsurgical cognitive side effects can have major implications for the level of care, length of hospital stay, and the patient's perceived quality of care, especially in elderly and fragile patients. A nationwide survey of Swedish anesthesiologists ... Continue Reading


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University of Nevada School of Medicine
Reno, Nevada

Assistant Plan Administrator
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Decatur , IL

Occupational Therapist (OT) Supervisor IV
University of California Davis Health System
Sacramento, CA

Occupational Therapist
Susan B Allen Memorial Hospital
El Dorado, Kansas

Women's Health NP
Omv Medical Corporate Headquarters
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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
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Grand Rapids, MI

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