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With unfractionated heparin, doctors often underdose obese VTE patients

Doctors often prescribe unfractionated heparin to obese patients with venous thromboembolism below the recommended doses based on body weight, according to a new study. As a result, some patients in the study took longer than 24 hours to reach therapeutic...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Time to revisit the oxygen saturation cut point for pneumonia hospitalization?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with pneumonia and blood oxygen saturation less than 90% are usually hospitalized. Yet, results of new study suggest that the threshold for hospitalization should be raised to less than 92%. “Our results suggest...

Looking out for depression around the holidays

Dr. Ruth Does NOT Talk About Sex

World renowned sex expert Dr. Ruth Westheimer stopped by The Doctor’s Channel to talk about something other than sex. Dr. Ruth wants to make sure that all physicians take extra care to be vigilant in keeping an eye out for depressed patients around...