Search Tag: Screening Tool

ICU Management

New Screening Tool Identifies Patients at Risk for Malnutrition

2017 17 Jun

According to a new study, patients who are at risk for malnutrition when undergoing heart surgery can now be more easily identified leading to better intervention and improved surgical outcomes. The study is published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  Malnutrition during the post-operative period can lead to high morbidity and mortality as... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study: MRI as Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening Tool

2017 21 Feb

With new findings about MRI's ability to improve early diagnosis of breast cancer in all women – not only those at high risk – researchers in Germany say MRI can serve as a useful supplemental screening tool for women at average risk, especially those with dense mammographic tissue. The results are published in the journal Radiology. See Also... Read more