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September 2009 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

New Medical Staff Might Be Bad For Your Health
by Elizabeth Puliti
Starting a new job in emergency medicine? You may want to be extra careful on your first day. Research from Imperial College London states that the death rate is higher among patients admitted to English hospitals on the first Wednesday in August--the Read More...
Breaking New Ground
by Rebecca Mayer
On the day before the 8th anniversary of 9/11, I witnessed the groundbreaking for a new Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center campus in what proved to be an inspirational and patriotic ceremony. Stephanie, a former resident at the Pediatric Center, led the Read More...
APTA Comments on Fee Schedule and Outpatient Rules
by Brian Ferrie
According to the APTA's Sept. 4 PT Bulletin Online ( http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Current_Issue#article63798 ), the organization recently submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed 2010 Medicare Read More...
The Return of the H1N1 Flu
by Elizabeth Puliti
Worried about the H1N1 flu? You're not alone. According to a recent national poll, the number of worried Americans has more than doubled since May. "Back in May, concerns about the flu were ebbing because flu season in the U.S. was nearing its end," CNN Read More...


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