New Hampshire Union Leader – Ira Byock—professor of medicine and of community and family medicine and director of the Palliative Care Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center—is quoted extensively on end-of-life care and the downsides to hospice.
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NPR – Quotes James Bernat, the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor of Neuroscience, who says that when a person is declared brain dead, “there is zero brain function.”
Concord Monitor– Points to a study led by the Dartmouth Atlas that found pediatric care varies widely by region in terms of types of treatment and medication that children receive.
Cataract & Refractive Surgery – Eric Donnenfeld ’77, Geisel ’80, trustee of the Geisel School of Medicine, authors this opinion piece on the initial “learning curve” associated with femtosecond laser cataract surgery which, Donnenfeld writes, “is relatively new.”
Medpage Today – This story opens by citing founder of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice Jack Wennberg’s research on health care variations.
Chemotherapy Advisor – Quotes Professor of Pathology Gregory Tsongalis, director of molecular pathology, and Assistant Professor of Pathology Laura Tafe on research they led on endometrial cancer.