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.
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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.
Pediatric patients who listened to 30 minutes of music or audiobooks of their choosing had a significant reduction in pain after major surgery, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate the biological reasons that a quarter of all people with whiplash injury from motor vehicle collisions fail to fully recover in the long-term.
Redesigned hospital rounds increased nurse-physician teamwork and patient safety in two medical units in a Northwestern Medicine study. Interestingly, the positive change was so successful that it spread to additional units before a recent follow-up study even began.
A panel of Northwestern Medicine experts focused on the current Ebola outbreak during Global Health Day 2014 on September 10.