Search Tag: Sex and gender in medicine

ICU Management

Sex-Specific Differences in Survival After OHCA

2019 02 Aug

The survival outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) can be influenced by many factors including age, the presence of witnesses, emergency service response time etc. However, it is still widely debated whether sex is a contributing factor to survival. This hypothesis was recently tested by the analysis of 386,535 individuals from the Japanese... Read more

Executive Health Management

Sex and gender in medicine

2019 22 May

The need for more attention to how sex and gender influences healthcare   Healthcare has not been immune to the gender gap, but the implications go deeper than one would expect.   Biological differences between males and females have a profound impact on how we approach their healthcare needs in terms of pathophysiology and treatment for... Read more