Clinical

Genes and Age Studied as Markers for Higher Death Rate in Those with Atrial Fibrillation

Jun 13, 2022 at 09:15 am by Staff

by Matt Batcheldor Younger patients with atrial fibrillation who had rare genetic variants associated with inherited cardiomyopathy and arrythmia syndromes were associated wi.... Read More

Delta Dental of Tennessee Commits Over $1 Million to Cleft and Craniofacial Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jun 13, 2022 at 09:03 am by Staff

Commitment will establish program directorship and provide funds to expand services NASHVILLE – Delta Dental of Tennessee’s charitable arm, the Smile180 Foundatio.... Read More

Trauma Surgeons Detail the Horror of Mass Shootings in the Wake of Uvalde and Call for Reforms

Jun 13, 2022 at 08:51 am by Staff

By Andy Miller and Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Dr. Roy Guerrero, a pediatrician in Uvalde, Texas, testified before a U.S. House committee Wednesday.... Read More

Children’s Vision Problems Often Go Undetected, Despite Calls for Regular Screening

Jun 12, 2022 at 10:53 pm by Staff

By Colleen DeGuzman, Kaiser Health News Jessica Oberoi, 13, can’t exactly remember when her eyesight started getting blurry. All she knows is that she had to squin.... Read More

Patients Seek Mental Health Care from Their Doctor but Find Health Plans Standing in the Way

Jun 12, 2022 at 10:43 pm by Staff

By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News When a longtime patient visited Dr. William Sawyer’s office after recovering from covid, the conversation quickly turned from.... Read More

New Clinical Guidance in Neuropalliative Care

Jun 06, 2022 at 05:23 pm by Staff

  By LYNNE JETER    "Neurologists provide palliative care to people living with life-altering neurologic illnesses not just at the end of life but throughout.... Read More

Sex & Race & Door-to-ECG Time

Jun 06, 2022 at 04:51 pm by Staff

by Paul Govern Patients suspected of having a heart attack receive electrocardiogram testing (ECG), with median door-to-ECG time (D2E) being a common emergency department per.... Read More

Trauma Study Aims to Improve Survival for Bleeding Patients

Jun 06, 2022 at 04:42 pm by Staff

  by Craig Boerner Emergency Medicine and Trauma Surgery researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are joining Vanderbilt LifeFlight in a Department of D.... Read More

Program Lets Patients Receive Medical Treatment at Home

Jun 06, 2022 at 04:33 pm by Staff

  by Matt Batcheldor When Denis Brock needed to be hospitalized for an infection last fall, she was treated in an unlikely place: her home. Brock was one of the first.... Read More

Got Long Covid? Medical Expertise Is Vital, and Seniors Should Prepare to Go Slow

Jun 06, 2022 at 02:21 pm by Staff

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Older adults who have survived covid-19 are more likely than younger patients to have persistent symptoms such as fatigue, breathles.... Read More