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Using medical students as admin support helps doctors care for 15% more patients an hour

Should all doctors be given SECRETARIES? Using medical students as admin support helps consultants care for 15% more patients an hour Scribes record details of the consultation, arrange tests and print paperwork In a study, the admin support reduced a patient’s emergency care stay by 19mins Cost analysis found scribes put hospitals in a ‘favourable financial… Read More »

Five cloned monkeys created in China using the same technique that produced Dolly the sheep

A step toward gene-edited human CLONES? Five identical monkeys have been born with a genetic condition as scientists hope to create an army of primates for animal testing Five macaque monkeys have been cloned from a single donor in China   Donor had a region of DNA known as BMAL1 disabled in its genetic sequence  The… Read More »