Michigan Medicine researchers sought to determine how much certain factors affect a patient’s decision to have elective diagnostic tests in the emergency department.
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States that allow doctors to treat a patient’s sexual partner without an in-person visit may find more success lowering rates of sexually transmitted diseases.
Ketamine is used increasingly during surgery to reduce pain during recovery. A recent study questioned the efficacy of this common practice.
A collaborative approach with external coaching support makes gains and holds potential to be used for other patient safety issues, researchers say.
After a 2015 national report detailed fragmentation among emergency medical services systems, Michigan Medicine researchers worked with stakeholders in Michigan to explore best practices in improving pre-hospital care.
Common practice keeps hospitalized pancreatitis patients away from food or IV feeding. But a new analysis finds earlier nutrition might help patients with mild cases recover and go home.