CDC guidelines for treating children with mild traumatic brain injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines on treating children with concussions, or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), include 19 clinical recommendations covering diagnosis, prognosis, and management and treatment. “This is the time […]

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A breast cancer diagnosis can have a lingering impact on mental health for some

A diagnosis of breast cancer often comes as a shock, and adjusting to the news and coming to terms with treatment decisions are very difficult. A patient may go through a range of emotions, including […]

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Scoliosis care offered by Norton Healthcare

Specialists with Norton Leatherman Spine and Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville can diagnose and treat pediatric patients with mild, moderate or severe scoliosis. Scoliosis may be a concern if a child’s shoulders are uneven, a […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine to pilot North American registry of quality data

This week, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced an historic partnership to build a national spine registry. As a recognized leader in spine care, Norton Leatherman Spine […]

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Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of September 1, 2019

Abbe Augenstein, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: Internal medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine John W. Beal, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: Ross […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine physicians to present at Scoliosis Research Society meeting

Norton Leatherman Spine physicians have a history of innovation and research in areas such as spine surgery safety, spinal deformities and patient-reported outcomes. As participants in numerous studies and trials, our specialist physicians also offer access […]

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Regina Mash, CNM, joins Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care

Regina Mash, CNM, has joined Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care, providing women another care option for childbirth and gynecologic care. Regina earned her midwifery Master of Science in Nursing degree […]

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‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

Episode seven of the “MedChat” podcast is now available.. This episode, “Epilepsy for the Primary Care Provider,” discusses epilepsy diagnoses. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015 data, approximately 40,000 to 50,000 adults […]

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18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

Rapidly advancing cancer research has led to improved modes of treatment and care for cancer patients’ overall well-being. In order to ensure an improved patient outcome, health care providers should be aware of advancements made […]

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2019 Pediatric Bioethics Day

The upcoming Pediatric Bioethics Day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, gives physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, therapists and hospital ethics committee members the opportunity to discuss approaches that can support families when life-sustaining medical interventions are […]

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Sepsis information for providers

Define sepsis Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria Temperature > 38.3 C (> 100.9 F) Temperature < 36.0 C (< 96.8 F) Heart rate > 90 Respiratory rate > 20 White blood cell >12,000 or […]

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If you’re not available, Norton Healthcare has more after-hours options

Norton Healthcare has extended hours at some Norton Immediate Care Centers, for when your patients need care and you’re not available. Norton Immediate Care Center – Preston, located on Preston Highway near the Outer Loop, now […]

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