oncology

News in brief: Discharge summary abbreviations cause confusion; Women under represented as PIs; More evidence for ICI use in liver cancer

Discharge summary abbreviations cause confusion Medical abbreviations used by specialists in hospital discharge summaries are often confusing to the GPs who receive them and also ambiguous for hospital colleagues and junior doctors, an Australian study has found. A retrospective audit of 802 discharge summaries at a Queensland regional health service found that they contained an ...

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