News tagged with medical training

Restricted working hours have had little effect in US

Reducing doctors' working hours from over 80 a week does not seem to have adversely affected patient safety and has had limited impact on postgraduate training in the United States, finds a study published in the British ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Best diabetes fitness plan: aerobics plus weights

People with diabetes should mix aerobics with weight training to get the best results in lowering blood sugar, a new study suggests. The combination worked best for weight loss too, compared to aerobics or ...

Nov 23, 2010
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Exercise may improve complications of deep vein thrombosis

A pilot trial showed that a six-month exercise training program designed to increase leg strength, leg flexibility and overall fitness may improve post-thrombotic syndrome, a frequent, chronic complication of deep vein thrombosis, ...

Nov 22, 2010
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The missionary doctor

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dr. Kenneth Chang has built one of the nation's finest digestive disease centers for UC Irvine Healthcare with a drive and passion inspired by doctors he assisted in a poor Taiwanese fishing ...

Nov 10, 2009
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Minimal training saves lives with airway mask

Virtually anyone has the skills to safely insert a laryngeal mask airway (LMA) to keep a patient's airway open during resuscitation, and medical expertise isn't required - perhaps just a familiarity with ER, House or Grey's ...

Sep 22, 2009
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