The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a comprehensive scientific statement on nursing and interdisciplinary care for stroke.
Clinical outcomes data for coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures at 221 US cardiac surgery programmes are now available to consumers.
Many doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals are aware of decisions, actions or behaviours of colleagues that compromise the safety of patient care. But a large proportion choose to remain silent.
Clinical pathways have the potential to improve patient outcomes, enhance efficiency, reduce lengths of stay, and decrease costs. But do they really?
Your choice of hospital has a large bearing on your risk of experiencing a complication of treatment, or even death, as a patient.