Davidson J.E.,Scripps Health
Annals of the American Thoracic Society | Year: 2013
Family presence on bedside teaching rounds is advocated by professional organizations and endorsed in family-centered models of care delivery. Nevertheless, many physicians and staff members fear that family presence may prolong rounds and increase family anxiety or stress. Although understudied, these concerns have not been validated by the research conducted to date. Currently available evidence suggests that family members are less concerned with the stress imposed by rounds than with their need for information. When given the choice, between 85 and 100% of family members would prefer to be present on rounds. Research data suggest that either there is no significant change in teaching time or teaching time may decrease. The quality of teaching may actually improve when family members are present on teaching rounds. The available evidence informs us that families should be given the choice to participate in rounds, anticipating that the majority will accept the invitation. More research is necessary to raise the level of evidence in this line of inquiry. Copyright © 2013 by the American Thoracic Society. Source
Scripps Health, Janssen Diagnostics Inc. and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Inc. | Date: 2015-05-15
Compositions, systems and methods for the diagnosing the risk of acute myocardial infarction are provided. The methods described herein relate to the use of biomarkers, such as gene expression profiles, and analytical tools for providing information to a health care provider or the patient, that is relevant to the cardiovascular health of the patient.
Scripps Health | Date: 2010-05-27
Genome-wide association studies have been used to elucidate genes and/or pathways related to diseases; however, this methodology has yet to be used to understand the phenotype of healthy aging and/or healthspan in humans.
Scripps Health | Date: 2011-09-12
An apparatus includes a first portion configured to be coupled to a first bony structure and a second portion configured to be coupled between the first portion and a second bony structure. The second bony structure is disposed opposite the first bony structure. The apparatus further includes a transducer coupled between the first portion and the second portion.
Scripps Health | Date: 2013-09-27
Disclosed herein are methods of producing chondrocytes from pluripotent stem cells. The invention further provides methods of regenerating cartilaginous tissue.