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Newswise: Some ICU Admissions May Be Preventable, Saving Money and Improving Care
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    4-Oct-2019 12:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 719924

Some ICU Admissions May Be Preventable, Saving Money and Improving Care

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Many admissions to the intensive care unit may be preventable, potentially decreasing health care costs and improving care, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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2-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Miniaturizing Medical Imaging, Sensing Technology
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    17-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718997

Miniaturizing Medical Imaging, Sensing Technology

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Scientists have used a microchip to map the back of the eye for disease diagnosis. The interference technology used in the microchip has been around for a little while. This is the first time technical obstacles have been overcome to fabricate a miniature device able to capture high quality images.

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16-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718645

Rutgers Researchers Develop Custom Data Collection System to Improve Health Disparity Research

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Rutgers researchers develop web-based data collection and management system that addresses linguistic and cultural barriers for researching minority populations.

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9-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718483

University Hospitals Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine joins nationwide network of U.S. travel clinics

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

University Hospitals (UH) Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine has been accepted as the newest member of Global TravEpiNet, a 29-member network of travel clinics within the United States supported by the Centers for Disease Control in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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4-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Caregivers of People with Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Article ID: 717918

Caregivers of People with Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Baylor University

Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep — a negative for them and potentially for those who receive their care, according to a Baylor University study published in JAMA Network Open.

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23-Aug-2019 11:10 AM EDT
Newswise: The challenge: Make and purify a medical isotope that must be used the same day

Article ID: 717829

The challenge: Make and purify a medical isotope that must be used the same day

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A DOE grant will help solve a production roadblock for the medically useful radioactive isotopes scandium 43 and scandium 47. If available, they could visualize and destroy solid tumors. But with a half-life of 4 hours, scandium 43 must be made, purified and then used in a PET scan in a single day.

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21-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Wills Eye Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Julia A. Haller, MD Receives Physician of the Year Award

Article ID: 717473

Wills Eye Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Julia A. Haller, MD Receives Physician of the Year Award

Wills Eye Hospital

Julia A. Haller, MD, the ophthalmologist-in-chief of Wills Eye Hospital, is the recipient of this year’s Physician of the Year Award from The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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14-Aug-2019 1:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717433

Coaching profissional alivia sintomas de exaustão em médicos

Mayo Clinic

Médicos nos Estados Unidos tem duas vezes mais chances de experienciar sintomas de exaustão do que outros trabalhadores, o que pode comprometer a qualidade do atendimento e colocar pacientes em risco.

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13-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT

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