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December 24, 2020

Hospital volume associated with better survival in patients with head and neck cancer

“Hospital volume is associated with survival but not multimodality therapy in Medicare patients with advanced head and neck cancer,” published in Cancer, found that Medicare patients with […]
December 24, 2020

Study: Fewer work hours for medical residents could have unintended consequences

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine comparing schedules of first-year residents found that fewer work hours increased the number of patient handoffs (affecting continuity of care), resulted in […]
December 24, 2020

Study: Nurse understaffing associated with infections in neonatal ICUs

A study in JAMA Pediatrics found that nurse understaffing was associated with an increased risk for nosocomial infections in very low birth weight infants in neonatal ICUs. PLACE […]
December 24, 2020

A geriatric family-centered care model for hospitalized elders

Elders use healthcare services three times more often than any other age group, mainly because of their higher incidence of acute and chronic disease. Among elderly […]