The Patient's Playbook

The Patient’s Playbook

Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical error—mistakes, complications, and misdiagnoses. And many more of us are not receiving the best care possible, even though it’s readily available and we’re entitled to it. The key is knowing how to access it. The Patient’s Playbook is a call to action. It […]

Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Emerging as a new sub-specialization within the hospitalist community, the neurosurgery hospitalist provides preoperative risk stratification, advises on managing pre- and postoperative complications, and helps doctors make decisions about when to involve specialists other than neurosurgeons. This collaborative approach to the neurosurgery patient has been shown to offer effective care since hospitalists can be better […]

Clinico-Pathologic Manifestations of Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer (Clinical Report)

Clinico-Pathologic Manifestations of Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer (Clinical Report)

Byline: Hamid Attarian – Email: [email protected], Asghar Pirzadeh, Hamid Rezvani, Fatemeh Esfahani, Mahdi Tabarrai and Mojtaba Ghadiani Objective: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and is the second cause of cancer death in female population. The objective was to find out different clinical manifestations and epidemiology of breast cancer among various ethnics […]

Serum Antibody & Th2 Cytokine Profiles in Patients with Cystic Echinococcosis (Report)

Serum Antibody & Th2 Cytokine Profiles in Patients with Cystic Echinococcosis (Report)

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE), caused by Echinococcus granulosus, is one of the most important and widespread parasitic zoonoses (1). In general human CE is diagnosed and characterized in the late symptomatic stages when significant pathology has already occurred (2). Many (60-80%) confirmed CE patients only are seropositive for antibodies (3), which may be due to […]