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July Effect Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The July effect, is it real?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jennifer McDonald shares findings from a recent study. To listen, click the link below. July Effect Study

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Do Imaging Agents Cause Acute Kidney Injury? Mayo Study Questions the Connection

Many physicians have long believed that the use of intravenous contrast agents for CT scans can cause acute kidney injury. New Mayo Clinic research questions the strength of the causal link between the two. The findings from two tandem studies are published online in the journal Radiology. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Multimedia [...]

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Debunking "July Effect": Quality Doesn’t Falter When Residents Start Training

 

  The “July Effect” — the notion that the influx of new residents and fellows at teaching hospitals each July makes it the worst time of year to be a patient — is a myth, according to Mayo Clinic research.  In late June and early July, 402 new residents [...]

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Does it Make a Difference if Your Surgery's in July?

The “July Effect” -- the notion that the influx of new residents and fellows at teaching hospitals each July makes that the worse time of year to be a patient -- seems to be a myth, according to new Mayo Clinic research that examined nearly 1 million hospitalizations for patients [...]

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