Medtalk

Let's Talk Medicine

Monthly Archives: April, 2012

More Asian Hospitals Seek Accreditation (Part 1 of 5)

Via Jaimy Lee Posted: February 25, 2012 – 12:01 am ET / JCI As China moves forward with its own form of healthcare reform, the traditional methods in which hospitals are … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brain MRI’s Can Lead to Secondary Answers (Part 3 of 3)

Via Nancy Walsh, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today > Continued from Thu 04/26/2012 Aside from uncertainty as to the risks of intervention, detection of a brain abnormality also can lead to patient anxiety, … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brain MRI’s Can Lead to Secondary Answers (Part 2 of 3)

Via Nancy Walsh, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today > Continued from Wed 04/25/2012 The most common finding was an arachnoid cyst, found in 0.5% (95% CI 0.21 to 0.87), followed by aneurysms … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brain MRI’s Can Lead to Secondary Answers (Part 1 of 3)

Via Nancy Walsh, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Almost 3% of healthy, asymptomatic people who underwent MRI brain scans showed incidental abnormalities in a recent study, leading researchers to express concern … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Health Care Sector Disparities in India

Via Amitabh Baxi / The Economic Times Having 1,78,000 doctors as its members, over 1,700 local branches, and spread over 23 states and nine Union territories, Indian Medical Association (IMA) … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment

Via Kidneypain.net The best treatment method for kidney disease is prevention. Preventing the kidneys from becoming overworked which may cause permanent damage is the best way to treat kidney disease. … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Improving Patient-Provider Communication (Video)

 

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment