|Mayo specialists improve the odds of successful outcomes for pregnant patients with congenital defects
Declining cases of rheumatic heart disease and improved survival of patients with congenital heart disease have resulted in congenital defects being the most common cause of maternal heart disease affecting pregnancy in the U.S.
Pectus excavatum: The importance of early correction
Like scoliosis, pectus excavatum is best treated through bracing during the adolescent growth years. At Mayo Clinic, pediatric surgeons perform a 45-minute, minimally invasive procedure to treat children with pectus excavatum.
Pediatric Days 2014
Sept. 29-30, 2014 in Chicago
This course provides current information on a variety of medical and surgical conditions affecting infants, children and adolescents. Topics from pediatric and adolescent medicine include allergy, cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, genetics, immunization practice, infectious disease, neonatology, perinatology, psychiatry, pulmonology, sports medicine and urology.
Effective Communication in Healthcare: Advancing Patient Care Through Communication
Oct. 30, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
Practical information includes setting an agenda with patients who have numerous health concerns, obtaining a medical history efficiently, dealing with angry patients, recognizing subtle symptoms of depression or domestic abuse, and giving patients bad news.
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