Rating scales predict discharge destination after stroke

Stroke survivors with higher scores on widely used outcome measures are more likely to be discharged home from the hospital, while those with lower...

Study looks at ultrasound use to determine cardiac standstill

A recent study in Annals of Emergency Medicine assessed physicians' ability to determine when cardiac standstill was present on ultrasound. (2017. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.07.476.) They selected 127...

Doctors urged again to participate in practice cost studies

Doctors‘ reluctance to participate in the current practice cost study (PCS) surveys could cost them dearly, possibly leading to their fees being capped at a level...

Hysterectomy alone associated with increased long-term health risks

Hysterectomy with ovarian conservation is associated with a significantly increased risk of several cardiovascular diseases and metabolic conditions, according to new research published in the journal,...

Doctors urged again to participate in practice cost studies

Doctors‘ reluctance to participate in the current practice cost study (PCS) surveys could cost them dearly, possibly leading to their fees being capped at a level...