Articles by Baldauf, Sarah
How you can help your nurse help you.
Hospital Guide, Part 8: Were you briefed about possible drug side effects and surgical complications?
Hospital Guide, Part 7: Here's where you or your advocate need to be on guard against medical mistakes
Newer options not only do the job but keep the mind clear, too.
CTs use X-rays to create 3-D images; MRIs produce two-dimensional images with electromagnetic waves.
With hundreds of patients, all needing different medications, they have to be fast—and accurate.
In the hospital, you want someone watchful at your bedside. Diplomatic skills are helpful, too.
Hospital Guide, Part 1: There's lots you need to know before committing to surgery. Take good notes.
Hospital Guide, Part 2: Here's where you get measured, jabbed, and queried about allergies and drugs.
Hospital Guide, Part 4: Questions, IV, final checks, boredom. Wheel me in already!