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Short-Lived Benefits for Abusive Supervisory Behavior

Nephrology - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 02:00
Positive indirect effect on work engagement via recovery level, which is short-lived

Pay for Performance Cuts Mortality in Diabetes Patients

Nephrology - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:00
Program associated with lower risk for mortality, but not cancer incidence

Stronger Nocebo Effect When Inert Rx Labeled As Expensive

Nephrology - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:00
Neural interactions between cortex, brainstem, and spinal cord mediate this effect

21 Percent of Americans Report Experiencing a Medical Error

Nephrology - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 02:00
Survey results show patients and families feel some responsibility for patient safety

Reasons Physicians Are Delaying Retirement Vary

Nephrology - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 02:00
Many older physicians feel that they are providing a useful service, desire part-time or occasional work

Limiting ‘Cold Time’ Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant

Nephrology - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 00:00
Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

Urinary [TIMP-2]*[IGFBP7] May Predict AKI After Heart Surgery

Nephrology - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:00
Elevated levels of the two proteins can predict risk of acute kidney injury

Pay Inequality, Work-Life Balance Top Concerns for Female Docs

Nephrology - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 02:00
Despite challenges, 86 percent say they are likely to continue practicing as doctors for rest of career

Scientists Support Genome Editing to Prevent Disease

Nephrology - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 19:00
Majority of survey respondents support gene editing to treat diseases but not human enhancement

Commercialization of Generics Impacts Adverse Event Rates

Nephrology - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 19:00
Adverse events up for generic users of losartan, valsartan, candesartan in month of commercialization

Communication Program Doesn’t Raise Hospital Liability Costs

Nephrology - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 02:00
The few program events that met eligibility criteria for compensation were not costly to resolve

Vancomycin + Piperacillin/ Tazobactam Ups Kidney Risk

Nephrology - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:00
Risk of AKI in hospitalized children higher than with IV vancomycin, other antipseudomonal β-lactam

Embezzlement Widespread in Medical Practices

Nephrology - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:00
Red flags include employee being secretive about their work, working late, not wanting to share tasks

End-Stage Renal Disease Patients’ Readmission Rate High

Nephrology - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 00:00
And a small proportion of patients account for a large number of readmissions

Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital

Nephrology - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 21:00
But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds

More Than 78 Percent of Health Care Personnel Receive Flu Shot

Nephrology - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:00
But only 53.6 percent of pregnant women received flu shot before/during pregnancy in 2016-2017

Working With a Scribe Improves Physician Satisfaction

Nephrology - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:00
When scribes draft documents, physicians happier with chart quality and accuracy, time with patients

Low Health Beliefs for Salt Intake in Hemodialysis Patients

Nephrology - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 00:00
Score for subscale of perceived seriousness for no reduction of salt intake higher in transplant patients

Worker Contribution to Health Benefits Up in 2017

Nephrology - Tue, 09/26/2017 - 00:00
Share of firms offering coverage, workers receiving coverage remained stable


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