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Beyond Technology: Bedside manners matter

A 2014 research review, indicates that a physician with good bedside manners can positively impact patient outcomes. The review, which was reported online in the journal, PloS One, covered 13 clinical trials, and revealed that when doctors were given training to enhance their interpersonal skills, their patients experienced better results …

Da Vinci robotic system

Laparoscopic surgery evolves with Da Vinci

Many advances, such as the Da Vinci robotic surgical system, have been made in the field of laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery is an advanced and specialized surgical technique that allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive, life saving procedures in the abdominal region. Until recent years, laparoscopic surgery was generally reserved …