Patients comfortable with postoperative telehealth visits

(HealthDay)—Despite initial hesitancy, plastic surgery patients are satisfied with postoperative telehealth visits, according to a study published in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Christopher D. Funderburk, M.D., from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire, and colleagues developed a workflow for postoperative patients in the telehealth setting using the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tested it in […]

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Jenelle and David Appear in Court Over Custody of Children After CPS Visits

Fighting for her children. Jenelle Evans and David Eason appeared in court on Thursday, May 16, after her sons, Jace and Kaiser, and the pair’s daughter, Ensley, were removed from their home, Us Weekly can confirm. While the couple tried to get the kids back from child protective services, Us can confirm CPS took the children after the hearing. The 27-year-old […]

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Study shows many preteens screen positive for suicide risk during ER visits

A research team found nearly one-third of youth ages 10 to 12 years screened positive for suicide risk in emergency department settings. As part of a larger study on youth suicide risk screening in emergency departments, researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, and collaborators sought to explore how frequently preteen […]

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A&E visits by homeless people ‘have more than TREBLED since 2011’

Number of visits to England’s A&E departments by homeless people ‘has TREBLED since 2011’ Nearly 32,000 homeless people went to A&E in English hospitals last year The number is up from 11,000 in 2011, with a 1,500 per cent rise at one hospital Experts suggest Government cuts and drug use could be to blame And they say homeless people’s health […]

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