About 70% of people with atrial fibrillation are 65 to 85, a population demographic projected to grow over the next few decades.
“We wanted to hear from the doctors or nurses themselves of what was going on,” said UW Medicine researcher Danbi Lee.
Orphaned in Rwanda, a woman overcame childhood cancer and amputation, and is prepared to return to Africa to offer hope to fellow amputees.
The next few months may decide whether the shortage hits area hospitals, one UW Medicine expert says.
“One of the unmet needs for this condition is that we don’t have many tools, to screen for this condition at home,” said UW Medicine's Dr. Philip Vutien.
Researchers call for more study after report confirms suspected spike in stimulant prescriptions among women during pandemic.
The new regulation demands more communication from screening facilities across 12 states, including Alaska, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana.
Designed for use in low- and middle-income settings, the device is twice as accurate as similar commercial monitoring systems.
Today medical students participating in the National Residency Match Program learned where they will continue their medical training.
Prompt diagnosis and treatment can reduce risk of long-term psychological and cognitive harms, an injury-prevention specialist says.