chest x-ray

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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Supraclavicular Lymph Node Swelling

I am here to post a positive message related to supraclavicular lymph node swelling.If you are one of those who came across swollen lymph nodes in supraclavicular location (particularly right supraclavicular location) and if you are worried about it being ... [Published HealthBoards - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors failed cancer patient

A woman died of lung cancer after an abnormal chest X-ray was not followed up by her doctors. ... [Published 3 News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kasturba hospital doctors perform rare heart procedure

MANIPAL: Doctors of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal successfully operated upon a patient with a rare congenital heart deformity and gave her a new life recently.Pushpa (name changed) came to the hospital complaining of palpitation and breathlessness. While ... [Published Times of India - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sit-in exertion: Hashmi hospitalised with flu, dehydration

Doctor­s took chest x-ray and blood sample. The result is expect­ed on Tuesda­y mornin­g.Hashmi suffers from dehydration, physical exertion, flu, sore throat and irritation in eyes, Pims spokesperson Dr Ayesha Eshani told The Express Tribune. PHOTO: EXPRESS/IRFAN ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lung cancer is rarely detected by current X-ray procedures

Joanna Kristiansen (from left), Trond Mogens Aaløkken and Anne Catrine Trægde Martinsen have developed a new method that detects cancer far better than the current, old-fashioned x-ray procedure. Credit: Yngve VogtEach year, nearly 3000 Norwegians develop ... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Systems failures a factor in premature death

Serious failures by Whanganui District Health Board have been highlighted following the death of a woman from lung cancer.The health board and two clinicians have been rapped for breaching Health and Disability Services consumers rights after the "likely ... [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Surgeons can’t be responsible for every mistake

Several months ago, a post called, “Everything’s my fault: How a surgeon says I’m sorry,” appeared here on KevinMD.com. It was written by a plastic surgeon who feels that no matter goes wrong with a patient , surgeons should never blame anyone else. She ... [Published BioPortfolio - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Woman died after 'healthcare failings' (NZ Newswire)

A woman died of lung cancer after an abnormal chest X-ray was not followed up by her doctors.In a report released on Monday, Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill said Whanganui DHB and doctors failed to properly care for the woman.In 2009, ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Engaging Physicians to Reduce Clinical Variation

Section Sponsored by:Clinical pathways. Electronic medical records. Risk contracts. Malpractice premiums. Decision-support software. Quality measures. Employment contracts. Bonuses and penalties. These are a few of the mechanisms being used to influence, ... [Published Executive Insight - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

The ARROW® VPS G4™ Device, a Vascular Positioning System from Teleflex, Streamlines Placement of Central IV Catheters, Study Reports

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, announced that a newly published clinical study demonstrates that the accuracy of the ARROW® VPS G4™ Vascular ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dads: When a baby is hurt, they can’t tell you where

The call came shortly before I was headed to work. I heard a baby in the background and my wife said that there was something wrong with our 7-month-old. She isn’t, and never has been, much of a crier, and my wife said the baby had been screaming nonstop ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Public health system criticised for two failed cases

Health and Disability Commissioner |The Health and Disability Commissioner has found two instances of the public health system failing to properly diagnose issues - which resulted in deaths.A 57-year-old woman who had previously suffered breast cancer ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 25 2014]

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...The doctors proceeded to close the defect with a large 22 mm device. "The procedure was done through the veins of a leg. Therefore, no splitting of the sternal bone was required. The doctors are happy that the procedure was done without leaving a surgical scar on the body. The patient was discharged from hospital and is progressing well."
...the abnormal chest X-ray result to the attention of other clinicians was lost when the radiologist failed to apply a "red flag" to the result. "If the process in place meant responsibility for following up the X-ray did not lie with the clinician ordering the test, there should have been an explicit and documented process that provided clarity and identified the clinician who would be responsible for reviewing and following up the test" Mr Hill said. Health board acting chief executive Brian Walden said they had met with the patient and apologised as soon as the error was discovered...
...2012 research paper from McKinsey, entitled Engaging Physicians to Transform Operational and Clinical Performance, author Pooja Kumar, MD, states "Health systems and health plans should develop a true capability in physician engagement, which is much broader than, and does not necessarily include, employment. In our experience, how you engage physicians is more important in driving behavioral change than the contractual mechanism you put inin place."
"X-ray technology has remained nearly unaltered for one hundred years" says Trond Mogens Aaløkken at the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Oslo University Hospital...

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Kasturba hospital doctors perform rare heart pr... [Published Times of India - Aug 26 2014]
Sit-in exertion: Hashmi hospitalised with flu, ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
Systems failures a factor in premature death [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Aug 25 2014]
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Doctors failed cancer patient [Published 3 News - Aug 25 2014]
A Youngster's Comforting Vision of His Pappy [Published Guideposts.org - Aug 25 2014]
Surgeons can’t be responsible for every mistake [Published BioPortfolio - Aug 25 2014]
Surgeons can’t be responsible for every mistake [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 25 2014]
Woman died after 'healthcare failings' (NZ News... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
Engaging Physicians to Reduce Clinical Variation [Published Executive Insight - Aug 25 2014]
Mediastinal enteric cyst [Published JPMA - Aug 25 2014]
The ARROW® VPS G4™ Device, a Vascular Positioni... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Aug 25 2014]
Lung cancer is rarely detected by current X-ray... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 25 2014]
The ARROW® VPS G4™ Device, a Vascular Positioni... [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 25 2014]
Dads: When a baby is hurt, they can’t tell you ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Aug 25 2014]
Public health system criticised for two failed ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 25 2014]
Whanganui DHB told to fix systems [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 25 2014]
Frightened on the possibility of lung cancer [Published HealthBoards - Aug 24 2014]
HOW TECH N9NE SAVED THE LIFE OF A 43 YEAR OLD H... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 24 2014]
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Supraclavicular Lymph Node Swelling [Published HealthBoards - 12 hours ago]
I am here to post a positive message related to supraclavicular lymph node swelling.If you are one of those who came across swollen lymph nodes in supraclavicular location (particularly right supraclavicular location) and if you are worried about it being ...
Surgeons can’t be responsible for every mistake [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 25 2014]
Several months ago, a post called, “ Everything’s my fault: How a surgeon says I’m sorry ,” appeared here on KevinMD.com. It was written by a plastic surgeon who feels that no matter goes wrong with a patient, surgeons should never blame anyone else. ...
Frightened on the possibility of lung cancer [Published HealthBoards - Aug 24 2014]
Hello all,I recently discovered your very informative forum and I am mostly writing this post to ask for advice. I understand that writing on forums is not a doctor substitute, and I will visit a doctor anyway, I just wanted to get some things off my ...
lymph nodes [Published HealthBoards - Aug 15 2014]
Hi there,8 months ago I noticed a pea sized lump on the back of my neck (right side, about one inch beneath my head). Since then (within the past 2 months I think) another lump (much smaller... only a few mm) appeared beneath it.I have since realized ...
I am just a medical student [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 12 2014]
She’s 58, but appears maybe three days older than 42. Her eyes are sunken, tearful, worried, anxious.  She tells me about her two grandchildren, and how she just visited them in Michigan.  She came to the hospital, straight from the airport.  She’s worried. ...
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