Topic List : Patient Care
In rebuilding noses, age-old practice lives on
Sam Most has rebuilt nearly 1,000 severely damaged or destroyed noses over the past 15 years, in many cases using a surgical technique commonly called the "forehead flap" that dates from ancient times.
Child life program helps hospitalized children handle stress, have fun
Child life specialists help young patients understand medical procedures, deal with fears and even play and have fun in the hospital.
A mysterious illness identified, top-notch care delivered
What should have been one of the Catalano family’s happiest moments quickly turned somber as they feared that the condition the newest addition to their family faced was serious.
Five Questions: Cowan on how to prevent, manage headaches
As someone who has managed his own migraines for years, Stanford headache expert Robert Cowan offers advice to those who experience chronic headaches.
Teen awaiting heart-lung transplant first in western U.S. to undergo novel therapy
Listing Oswaldo Jimenez for a transplant was just the beginning. His doctors needed to perform what is referred to as a “bridge-to-transplant” solution, one that would sustain his organs until transplant could be done.
Neuroscience Health Center opens to patients
The center offers advanced diagnostic testing and treatments, as well as support services, all available in a single, easy-to-navigate building.
Neuroscience center to open for patient care
The center is tuned to the needs of people with neurological conditions or injuries such as brain tumors, movement disorders, brain aneurysms, spine deterioration, Parkinson’s disease and memory disorders.
A "Well Designed Life" with Kyra Bobinet
In her new book,Well Designed Life: 10 Lessons in Brain Science & Design Thinking for a Mindful, Healthy, & Purposeful Life, Kyra Bobinet, MD, lays the groundwork for anyone to design the changes they want to see in their life.
Study shows ethnicity does not predict type of end-of-life care patients want
Financial and communication barriers are prime roadblocks to quality end-of-life care for ethnic minorities with the least amount of education, according to a multilingual study.
For diabetes educator, work is personal
Anna Simos, who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 15, has devoted her career to the preventing the disease and caring for those who have it.