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How Not To Interrupt Patients But Also Get The Information You Need In A Timely Manner

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal Much has been made about physicians’ tendencies to interrupt patients. Studies have shown that patients are permitted 12-18 seconds of talk time before they are redirected (or interrupted) by their doctor. This leads to patients feeling that the physician didn’t listen or didn’t care. I believe that there is

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Medical Errors Reduced By 30% When Doctors Required To Speak To One Another At Shift Change

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal I have spent many blog hours bemoaning the inadequate communication going on in hospitals today. Thanks to authors of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, I have more objective data for my ranting. A prospective intervention study conducted at 9 academic children’s hospitals (and

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Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia Confirmed

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal By Dr. Mercola Vitamin D has been shown to improve a number of brain disorders, including dementia and its most severe form, Alzheimer’s disease,1 the latter of which now affects an estimated 5.2 million Americans.2 The latest mortality statistics places Alzheimer’s in the top three killer diseases in the

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