Michael Levy of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses his research on bed bug hot spots in Philadelphia.
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Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on reasons why doctors avoid the subject of binge drinking with patients.
Disparities Run Deep: Parkinson's Patients Utilization of Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment Reduced within Demographic Groups
Among Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, female, black, and Asian patients are substantially less likely to receive proven deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery to improve tremors and motor symptoms, according to a new report by a Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania researcher who identified considerable disparities among Medicare recipients receiving DBS for
Survival Rates Similar for Gunshot, Stabbing Victims Whether Brought to the Hospital by Police or EMS, Penn Medicine Study Finds
A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found no significant difference in adjusted overall survival rates between gunshot and stabbing (so-called penetrating trauma injuries) victims in Philadelphia whether they were transported to the emergency department by the police department or th
Ralph Muller of the Health System, Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Andrew Steinmetz of the School of Arts and Sciences suggest that hospital and health system executives have a better vantage point on health care reform changes than politicians and the general public.