Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 19, 2001
Nature sights and sounds can ease pain of common lung procedure
Investigators at Johns Hopkins have proven that distracting patients during and after bronchoscopy with the gurgle of a brook and a colorful panorama of tranquil meadow improves pain control by approximately 43 percent.

Doctors failure to reevaluate asthma severity hurts wheezing sufferers
Doctors who do not periodically reevaluate their patients' asthma severity are failing to provide good care to asthma sufferers, report Johns Hopkins physicians May 20 at the American Thoracic Society's annual meeting.
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