News @ a glance

Duggal, Sneh
March 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/25/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 7, p821
Academic Journal
The article offers medical news briefs. The World Health Organization has released global guidelines for ∣task shifting,∣ or delegating tasks to less specialized health workers to free up the time of doctors and nurses. The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that botulinum toxin has been linked to botulism symptoms in some users. Shortcomings appear the norm in weighing the capacity of most physician-owned specialty hospitals in America to handle emergency care.


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