The latest news on patients
Doctors mistakenly assume they share the same beliefs as their patients; how to get your point across.
Health reform gives hospitals a big incentive to send patients home for good.
Here are tables showing the hospitals with the lowest and highest rates.
It could be right for most patients but the wrong place for you. Here's how you can tell.
Our 8-part patient's guide will de-stress an anxious experience—and make it safer and shorter, too.
In the hospital, you want someone watchful at your bedside. Diplomatic skills are helpful, 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.
Hospital Guide, Part 4: Questions, IV, final checks, boredom. Wheel me in already!
Hospital Guide, Part 5: The OR is warmed up only near the end, to cut infection and hasten healing.