How many venipuncture attempts are permitted on a single patient? Is there a rule that limits the number of attempts that can and should be made? The real issue in venipuncture is not “how many attempts” but “when to stop.” Knowing when to stop or defer a venipuncture requires assessing the patient and the clinical […]
Study after study reminds us that as challenging as it can be, sticking with healthy habits—eating right, exercising regularly, not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, and controlling how much alcohol you drink—can help us to live longer. But tacking on extra years isn’t so appealing if some or most of them are riddled with heart disease, diabetes or cancer. In a 2018 study, […]
The upcoming budget for the Chicago Public Schools will rely on $500 million in yet-to-be-enacted pension savings by Illinois, school officials said on Monday.