Patient teaches nurse to respect others’ beliefs, recognize importance of faith, love and family.
A casual conversation with a patient uncovered a detail that was hindering treatment for his stasis dermatitis.
Despite a protocol instituted by the Joint Committee to prevent wrong-site and wrong-patient medical errors, a new study shows that these errors are still taking place.
Half of the graduating medical students or fellows trained in Illinois are leaving the state to practice medicine elsewhere.
A 72-year-old man with a diabetic foot ulcer shares one of his past times before surgery.
Previous associations between depression, suicidal behavior and the acne drug isotretinoin may be explained by presence of the acne itself, rather than treatment with the medication, according to Swedish researchers. Pharmacoepidemiologist Anders Sundström, BA, and colleagues from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, assessed data from 5,756 patients who had severe acne and were prescribed isotretinoin…
Patients and health care providers cannot rely on a national health care system to eliminate disparities in mortality rates from conditions such as heart disease.