Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic that overwhelmed hospitals, upended the economy, and sent much of the world into lockdown, researchers tracked a concerning uptick in alcohol use.
Patients trust that what they tell their doctors will remain confidential, but under certain specific circumstances, the doctors may be obligated to breach that trust.
The agency has issued proposed draft recommendations to guide incorporation of cybersecurity protections into medical devices at the time of manufacture.
Military hospitals are implementing therapy dog programs to support patients, families, and staff.
Investigators at King’s College London in the UK evaluated data from a national database of adolescents aged who were enrolled in 4 state-maintained school and resident programs from their 11th birthday or April 2009 to presentation at an emergency department for self-harm, their 18th birthday, or March 2013.