• Prolonged hospitalization of advanced cancer patients linked to physical, psychological symptom burden

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    New research indicates that hospitalized patients with advanced cancer experience many physical and psychological symptoms, and that patients dealing with a higher burden of these symptoms have longer hospital stays and a greater risk for unplanned hospital readmissions.
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  • Ketamine may hold promise as treatment for migraine headaches unresponsive to other therapies

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Ketamine, a medication commonly used for pain relief and increasingly used for depression, may help alleviate migraine pain in patients who have not been helped by other treatments, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 annual meeting.
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  • Stress And Pain in Cancer Patients Increase Risk of Longer Hospital Stay

    Stress And Pain in Cancer Patients Increase Risk of Longer Hospital Stay

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Patients' physical symptoms are associated with longer hospital lengths of stay and increased risk of unplanned readmission within 90 days.
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