During the Nursing Role Learning Experience, third-year medical students shadow nurses to better understand the role of nurses in patient care, and how to communicate together as a team.
All Feinberg students complete a two-week Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clerkship at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, where they are encouraged to think about their patients’ overall function, rather than just their illness.
Blocking a specific protein may reduce pain and reverse nerve degeneration caused by painful diabetic neuropathy, according to a recent study.
Patients with advanced prostate cancer who received more intensive treatment experienced worse quality of life at three months, but better overall in the long-term, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A recent trend of using hospital volume as a surrogate measure of cardiovascular care may not accurately represent quality, according to a recent study published in Circulation.
A new, shorter drug regimen to treat certain types of Hepatitis C was found to be as effective as the current, longer treatment, according to the findings of a large multi-center trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Patients with an advanced form of kidney cancer have similar quality of life outcomes on a therapy called cabozantinib, compared to those on a standard treatment.
An emergency thrombectomy, which surgically removes large blood clots, may be beneficial in far more stroke patients than previously thought, according to a new trial.
An emergency department program focused on geriatric transitional care has reduced the risk of unnecessary admission of older patients at Northwestern Medicine by 33 percent.
Scientists have developed an algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant.