A panel of neuroscientists says action is needed to drive research on brain-based disease and behavior while helping young neuroscientists prepare for careers in academia, industry and beyond.
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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections drop in general hospital populations after teams get training, checklists and data, a new study finds.
The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality introduced tools to help hospitals change their approach to handling patient harm, malpractice suits and more.
Critical access hospitals work well for straightforward surgical cases in healthy, uncomplicated patients, an analysis finds.
A small percentage of intensive care unit cases develop a “cascade” of issues, dominating resources and warranting further research on optimal care, a new study finds.