Neurosurgery study finds higher isodose safe and effective treating more brain lesions in less time than traditional isodose levels, opening gamma knife as an option for more patients.
Nurses create a “comfort menu” to raise awareness of non-pharmacologic therapies for pain management among staff, patients and families.
Community hospital recognizes the professional development of its nurses with a week of education and celebrations.
Nurses create a first impression by their appearance and behavior, and influence patients’ perceptions of the hospital’s brand.
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When ultrasound comes up short in elucidating fetal abnormalities, fetal MRI often can bridge the gap, especially in complex cases. Here’s a look at Cleveland Clinic’s approach to common neuroimaging indications for fetal MRI.
Radiation treatment for prostate cancer inadvertently irradiates the surrounding pelvic bones, which hold more than half the body’s active bone marrow mass. But a Cleveland Clinic study finds that men who undergo the procedure have no greater risk of developing myelodysplastic syndromes than the general population.
Before this 4-year-old boy got a four-organ transplant (intestine, duodenum, liver and pancreas), no one with Martinez-Frias syndrome survived past toddlerhood. Now 5, the boy is cured of his diabetes, off TPN and thriving. Lead transplant surgeon, Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, is gratified.
These are dynamic times for concussion research and practice. Here are four initiatives that promise advances in everything from consistency of concussion care to our understanding of the acute effects of head impacts in combat sports.
In an attempt to improve the dismal survival statistics for glioblastoma, investigators are evaluating the use of low-intensity electric fields to inhibit the growth of tumor cells.