People may assume that diagnostic errors result from sub-optimal care. While this cause is possible, rarely does it explain the problem. — Read on http://www.improvediagnosis.org/factors-in-diagnostic-error/
Social media is a powerful tool for science communication. Instagram’s image-focused model is no exception. — Read on http://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00493-3
The treatment duration for uncomplicated gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSIs) has traditionally ranged from 7 to 14 days. However, recent retrospective studies and meta-analyses have observed no differences in clinical outcomes in patients treated with shorter courses compared with prolonged courses, especially with urinary sources of infection. — Read on http://www.contagionlive.com/
Diagnostic errors are getting more attention. A coalition hopes to reduce the prevalence and cost of those errors through awareness and education. — Read on http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20190126/NEWS/190129972/coalition-tackling-diagnostic-errors-gains-some-traction
Tel Aviv University, 2015 webuser.bus.umich.edu/janedut/High Quality Connections/Respect as an Engine.pdf
A TB survivor's personal story - Kelly’s Story. Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). — Read on http://www.cdc.gov/tb/topic/basics/kellystory.htm
Published by WHO on Twitter, Jan 25, 2019 twitter.com/who/status/1088473549810081792 Faustin Kalivanda is a father of four, who lost his wife and a daughter to #Ebola virus. He survived. Today he is part of the Survivors Programme, which provides medical and psychological follow ups in #DRC.