Athletes prepare for competition well in advance. Surgical patients, a Michigan Medicine team asserts, ought to do the same.
Kevin Joy is a content editor for Michigan Health Lab. He writes about research and healthcare at the University of Michigan Health System. He spent 10 years as a features reporter for the Columbus Dispatch.
Quick surveys before eye health appointments could help clinicians target care and improve record-keeping, a Michigan Medicine study finds.
A minimally invasive laparoscopic hysterectomy technique could be key to helping some women avoid conversion to open (and riskier) surgery.
Surgeons often remove tonsils and adenoids in children to help treat snoring and mild sleep-disordered breathing. Ongoing research will determine whether surgery or watchful waiting best improves symptoms.
Frequently stationed behind the scenes, radiologists could benefit from more exposure, a U-M survey shows.
Schooling children in the basics of medical insurance and preventive care could benefit their long-term health, U-M researchers say.