The 2 Minute Update

Concussion Treatment: Rest or Exercise?

Should patients really rest after a concussion, or is physical activity beneficial? This randomized trial shows some interesting results.

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Does inpatient exercise help prevent deconditioning?

If older hospitalized patients participate in basic exercise programs while hospitalized, can we prevent deconditioning?    

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Social Media Use and Depression Symptoms

Social media use has exploded in recent years, and depression seems much more prevalent. Are the two related?  

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Do morning discharges improve patient flow?

How does earlier patient discharge times affect patient flow? This is an interesting study looking at time of day and the effects on patient flow.

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How does physician attire affect patient perceptions - experience and professionalism?

When patients see a doctor, what do they think? This study looks at how patients' perceptions of experience and professionalism are affected by the physician's clothing.

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