Truth and Consequences – What Would You Do? (AHEC Follow-Up Survey)

In last month’s newsletter we reported an article describing an incident in a hospital operating room where staff and physicians were snapping pictures of an unconscious patient with a genital injury.  As outrageous as this incident sounds we all know this is not an isolated incident.  This got us thinking, what would we really do in this situation?  Curious as to how people would react, … Continue reading Truth and Consequences – What Would You Do? (AHEC Follow-Up Survey)

New Guidelines Classify Nearly Half of America as Hypertensive

According to the new 2017 guidelines almost of America – 46% – are now considered to be in the high blood pressure category.  High blood pressure should now be treated at 130/80 rather than 140/90, according to the new parameters set forth by ACC/AHA. One in three Americans had previously been diagnosed with the condition, but now 14% more Americans will be diagnosed with high … Continue reading New Guidelines Classify Nearly Half of America as Hypertensive