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Study Findings Assists Surgeons to Counsel Seniors, Help Hospitals to Intervene with Patients in Certain Situations

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 27, 2019

Findings from a research study will help surgeons to counsel seniors before an operation and enable hospitals to intervene when these patients have a history of a fall, malnutrition, delirium or decubitus. The researchers noted that older patients have a …

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GWU Study Finds Collagen Effective in Wound Closure

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 23, 2019

Researchers at the George Washington University (GWU) say that collagen powder is just as effective in managing skin biopsy wounds as primary closure with non-absorbable sutures.  The finding from this first-of-its-kind study was published last month in the Journal of Drugs …

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Study Says Fitness for an Operation Might Be Determined by Screening for Fitness

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 23, 2019

Researchers say that frailty, a decline in function and resistance to short-term stress that typically occurs in your later years, is linked to more medical complications occurring after an operation among adults of all ages, according to researchers of a …

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Maintaining Well-Being Through Stressful Times

By specialty-hospital-user | August 22, 2019

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Scottish Researchers Announce New Study to Develop Sensor to Manage Wound Care

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 14, 2019

This week Engineers at Heriot-Watt University (HWU) announce a new study with the goal of developing a sensor that will help patients, physicians and nurses manage how wounds heal.  The funding announcement comes as the Edinburgh, Scotland-based university celebrates its …

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Can nutrient therapy boost your energy?

By specialty-hospital-user | August 14, 2019

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Sleep Index, Wakefulness Maybe predictors When Patients Are Able to breathe on Their Own

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 13, 2019

University of Toronto (UT) researchers predict that critically ill patients are more likely to be successfully weaned from a mechanical ventilator, or breathing machine, if they have higher levels of wakefulness and both their right and left brains experience the …

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Staff Spotlight – Meet Tamar Traube!

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 12, 2019

  Tamar Traube, RN Case Manager Tamar has been employed at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey, LTAC Hospital for 2 years now.  Tamar has her MBA and was working at Jersey Shore Medical Center as their Cardiac Vascular administrator when …

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Study Dispels “July Effect” for In-Hospital Training for Heart Surgery

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 8, 2019

The perception that more medical errors occur in July for heart surgery (referred to as the “July Effect”) compared to other months due to an arrival of new influx of medical school graduates starting their in-hospital training is wrong, say …

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Study Says Less-Invasive Procedures to Restore Leg Blood Flow Reduces Risk of Amputation

By Specialty Hospital Staff | August 7, 2019

A newly released study finds that patients who underwent a less-invasive procedure to open clogged leg arteries were just as like to survive with their legs intact and avoid amputation as patients who had more invasive surgery, according to an …

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