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2013-09-16 23:01:32

The new “app” from the Center for Cancer Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital is the first to be developed in the U.S. specifically for cancer surgery patients.

Chest Pain Duration Key To Diagnosing Heart Attack
2013-09-12 04:39:27

When trying to determine whether or not chest pain is the result of a heart attack, the duration of the discomfort is key, according to researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

2013-08-19 15:28:40

While more patients in the U.S. are suffering from complications such as blood clots and infections after major cancer surgery, fewer are dying from their operations.

2013-06-27 23:48:01

June the 25th sees the fifth World Vitiligo Day celebrated around the world, spreading education and awareness of vitiligo and offering support and hope to those suffering from the disease.

2013-05-13 13:13:39

As hospitals look for ways to improve patient satisfaction and boost their Medicare reimbursement, a Henry Ford Hospital study found that an inpatient pharmacist-directed anticoagulation service (PDAS) might be an unexpected opportunity.

2013-05-08 13:24:44

While the number of people – especially women – who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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