Archive: 7/08/2009

Fumbled handoffs can lead to medical errors

Poor communication of the outcomes of medical tests whose results are pending at the time of a patient's hospital discharge is common and can lead to serious medical errors in post-hospitalization medical treatment.

dateAug 07, 2009 in Other
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Cancer cells are protected by our own immune system

(PhysOrg.com) -- During the very first few days of development of a cancer, our immune system recognizes cancer cells not as abnormal cells requiring eradication but as cells of the body that need to be protected. This result ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Cancer
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