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[Medical Xpress, August 25, 2015]   A recent randomized trial conducted by researchers at Abbott Northwestern Hospital , part of Allina Health , found that inpatient palliative care (PC) visits were associated with improved quality of life and symptom burden for patients with heart failure (HF). Because of these results, Abbott Northwestern conducted a new study, "A Description of Inpatient Palliative Care Actions for Patients with Acute Heart Failure," published June 30 by the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine .
August 25, 2015
[Star Tribune, April 18, 2014]   The facial tics of Dr. Paul Satterlee ’s patient were vexing — maybe it was a neck injury, or bad strep throat? — until the ER doctor used a record-checking system to view the patient’s records from a competing hospital and discovered the young man had recently received a double dose of antipsychotic drugs.
April 21, 2014