The 3-D printing movement has been featured in countless articles and media describing the changes it will bring to manufacturing, technology and the world. But what can we expect to see in the medical simulation community? Currently, the majority of medical simulation...
A survey is being launched to help understand the psychological impact on surgeons of errors or complications which arise as a result of surgical procedures. It is hoped that the research will examine the impact that both complications...
For all the time and work involved in training clinicians to use the electronic health record (EHR) to document care, the benefits are many. For one, the EHR has a pivotal role to play in medication reconciliation, which can be...
Vaccination rates against human papillomavirus (HPV) among US teens remain stubbornly lower than those of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine and quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenACWY), according to a recent CDC...
The supportive and palliative care session at ESMO 2016 featured a very interesting study presented by Philippe Rochigneux, MD, from the Institut Paoli-Calmettes Cancer Center in Marseille, France, on the use of chemotherapy near the end of life. The study analyzed different...
Interventions that promote awareness among physicians of the signs of burnout and target the individual and organizational drivers of it go a long way toward reducing the problem, a new analysis suggests.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) issued a new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer related death among women worldwide. The guideline provides evidence-based recommendations...
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