1. Why Hospital Patients Need Sleep!

    Research shows that even short amounts of sleep loss among hospital patients were associated with higher blood pressure and blood sugar levels during hospitalization. Other research has focused on delirium in sleep-deprived patients, as well as hospital readmission rates. A survey of Medicare patien…Read More

  2. Patients Get 11 Seconds!

    On average, patients have 11 seconds to explain the reasons for their visit before their physicians interrupt them. Researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville analyzed the first few minutes of tape recorded consultations between 112 patients and their physicians in various U.S. clinics…Read More