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Grand Rounds: 22 Health and Medicine Questions and Answers

Wel­come to Grand Rounds, the week­ly col­lec­tion of best health and med­ical blog posts. This week we invite you to enjoy a broad range of insights, tips, and first-hand sto­ries, pre­sent­ed as a Q&A con­ver­sa­tion with blog­gers will­ing to answer, below, a total of 22 good ques­tions.

On Health and Med­i­cine

  1. What can one-word pre­scrip­tions deliv­er
  2. How does food pro­cess­ing change food´s nutri­tion­al val­ue
  3. Can diet Increas­es Risk of ADHD
  4. Is alco­holism an ill­ness
  5. What´s bet­ter: steady dete­ri­o­ra­tion over 10 years, or sym­p­­tom-free life for 9 years fol­lowed by rapid dete­ri­o­ra­tion in year 10

On Patient Life

  1. As we talk about wellness…what about devel­op­ing self-com­pas­sion
  2. Can patients with chron­ic pain still live a full life
  3. What is the patient-doc­tor eti­quette for using Face­book and Twit­ter
  4. Should patients in an ide­al world con­tract direct­ly with their doc­tors
  5. What are patient advo­cates focus­ing on these days

On Health Care pro­fes­sion­als

  1. What are the pro­fes­sions most depen­dent on cof­fee
  2. Is there a social respon­si­bil­i­ty for health care work­ers to get influen­za vac­ci­na­tion
  3. What can go wrong when first year med­ical stu­dents are thrown into a clin­i­cal set­ting
  4. What it’s like to be a inter­nal med­i­cine res­i­dent work­ing at a VA hos­pi­tal
  5. Are med­ical abbre­vi­a­tions ready for a Googling soci­ety
  6. What is the role of human inter­ac­tion in the age of evi­dence-based med­i­cine

On the Heath Care Sys­tem

  1. Why are Medicare hos­pi­tal read­mis­sions so high — and why that´s a trou­bling indi­ca­tor
  2. How do upcom­ing Medicare changes impact end-of-life care
  3. Will Region­al Exten­sion Cen­ters accel­er­ate adop­tion of Elec­tron­ic Health Records
  4. Will Mobile health mon­i­tor­ing devices deliv­er on their promise to improve care at low­er costs
  5. Will brain surgery include remov­ing brain tumors through patients’ eye sock­ets (ouch)
  6. How will brain research impact med­i­cine and men­tal health care

And that’t it for today! please make sure to spread the word via Face­book, Twit­ter…

Next Grand Rounds edi­tion will be host­ed on Tues­day Octo­ber 12th at e‑patients.

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  1. Drcharles says:

    A suc­cinct and well-orga­nized col­lec­tion! Thanks for your efforts.

  2. hgstern says:

    Well done — Thanks so much for host­ing, and for includ­ing our post!

  3. Great line up of the best in the blo­gos­phere. Con­grat­u­la­tions on a great grand rounds.

  4. Many thanks. So con­cise and well organ­ised.

  5. Mak­ing the com­plex and messy become suc­cinct and well-orga­nized is what i guess we do for a living…glad you enjoy it! Thank you all for your con­tri­bu­tions

  6. Michelle W says:

    Loved the pic­tures, and thanks for includ­ing our post.

  7. what a neat way to orga­nize & present Grand Rounds! Super cool!

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