Writer, UAB Reporter
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
Becker’s Hospital Review ranked hospitals based on comprehensiveness of programs, quality of care offered.
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.
A UAB-led survey compared experiences of patient care at two homeless-tailored clinics, and at three facilities providing standard primary care in mainstream clinics.
Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.
Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
Clinician says those with diabetes should receive the flu vaccine and not the mist, which is not safe for diabetics.