A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a newer left ventricular assist device performed at least as well as existing devices on the market for patients with advanced heart failure.
A landmark national study has shown allowing surgical residents the flexibility to work longer hours does not pose any greater risk to patients.
Lewis Landsberg, MD, former dean of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, compiled aphorisms from his nearly 50 years of experience in internal medicine in his recently published book, “On Rounds: 1000 Internal Medicine Pearls.”
In a new study, patients treated with one-fourth of the dose of beta-blockers tested in large clinical trials had a 20 to 25 percent increase in survival, indicating that dosing likely needs to be personalized for patients to get the best benefit.
Older patients who have surgery are much more likely to be readmitted to the hospital than younger patients, regardless of their health before surgery, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine hospitals continue to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Hospitals.
Northwestern Medicine physicians and the non-profit organization Operation Walk Chicago, are providing disaster relief to Nepal Orthopedic Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes.
A new Northwestern Medicine study validated a scoring system that measures physicians’ personal judgment of how sick a patient may become in the next 24 hours.
The Northwestern Medicine Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement received the 2015 Leape Ahead Award from American Association for Physician Leadership.