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Blood test in the OR speeds surgery

Blood test in the OR speeds surgery

Measuring hormone levels in hyperparathyroidism on the spot sends patients home faster.

Since Robert Udelsman, M.D., M.B.A., came to Yale in 2001 ...

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As doctors hand off patients, miscommunication at sign-outs can cause errors

“Sign-out,” the conversation at shift change when hospital patients’ information is handed off from one team of doctors to another, is the delicate hinge on which much medical communication turns....

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New approach to thyroid surgery

Over the last two years the Yale Pediatric Thyroid Center has treated 30 patients by using a new approach—the pairing...

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Preventing falls in elderly patients

Teaching clinicians and older patients how to prevent falls can reduce the likelihood—by up to 11 percent—of falls that...

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