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Find out how, over the course of a year, two relatively simple tactics implemented by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center reduced the number of unnecessary blood tests to assess symptoms of heart attack and chest pain and achieved a large decrease in patient charges.
The phrase “stay positive” is more than just a cheerful colloquialism. There’s science behind those words—evidence that hopefulness can promote a quicker, fuller recovery.
Traditionally, patients undergoing surgery for ruptured aneurysms, brain trauma, tumors or other neurological injuries need to undergo a cranioplasty—which may lead to several other risks. But a new repair technique by Johns Hopkins neurosurgeons and plastic surgeons could prevent further trauma and risk for infection, all while preserving the skull’s original appearance.