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How can doctors be better at communicating? Let patients' families join them on rounds

A recent Globe and Mail article highlights the issue of doctor and patient communication. Solution? Letting the patient’s family join them on medical rounds.

“In reality, the medical staff of most hospital units are usually pulled in a dizzying number of directions – continually investigating treatment options and reviewing medical procedures – all while trying to maintain effective communication with the patient and concerned family members. 423 more words

Myles Haverluck

Short rest periods between shifts linked to shift work disorder

A recent Reuters article reported that nurses who often return to work with less than 11 hours between shifts are at higher risk of sleep problems and severe fatigue than others, according to a new study. 52 more words

Myles Haverluck

New Ways to Get Children to Take Their Medicines

Nearly two-thirds of children and adolescents with a chronic illness are prescribed medication, but at least half of those with prescriptions don’t take their medicine reliably, according to a study published in September 2013 in the journal Pediatrics. 191 more words

Myles Haverluck

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