The simulation curriculum is being implemented at half of the nation’s Veterans Affairs facilities in an effort to further reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections and mechanical complications such as pneumothorax and arterial puncture.
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A group of physician-scientists at Northwestern Medicine has shown that 10 mL of local anesthetic has the same effect as the commonly used 30 mL to provide sciatic block in patients undergoing knee replacement.
Published in Nature Neuroscience, the findings offer a promising route for developing new treatment options in Parkinson’s disease.
Despite advances in neurosurgical techniques and radiation oncology, malignant brain tumors are the fourth most common cancer death in the United States. A recent publication by Northwestern Medicine scientists has revealed a potentially novel treatment option.
As owner of Athletico Physical Therapy, alumnus Mark Kaufman’s hands–or those of the company’s 450 therapists–touch tens of thousands of athletes, accountants, administrators and artists every year.
Published in Science Translational Medicine, new high-impact research findings from scientists at Northwestern Medicine could produce novel approaches to treat the tissue scarring known as fibrosis.
Published in PLOS ONE, the findings by a group of neurosurgeons could change the manner in which a fairly common lumbar procedure is performed in the future.
Published in mBio, the findings offer the first evidence that seminal plasma may have a direct role in promoting the transmission of a sexually transmitted infection.
Scientists from five institutions, including Northwestern, discovered a cancer-specific biomarker found in all stages of breast, prostate and pancreatic cancers.