Survey shows parents’ lack understanding of teens’ with cancer preferred time to talk about end-of-life issues

The findings of a survey of adolescent cancer patients and their families at four tertiary care U.S. pediatric hospitals showed that parents had a poor understanding of their teens’ preferences for the best time to bring up end-of-life decisions, dying a natural death, and being taken off life support. The findings, published this week in…

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A clinical decision support system to help predict individual trauma patient outcome

Chinese researchers from The Trauma Center of Peking University People’s Hospital and National Institute of Health Data Science at Peking University are using big data to help identify trauma patients who could experience potential adverse health events in the emergency department through the aid of a clinical decision support system. It was developed using a…

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