Cancer treatment is all about preserving the life and the quality of life of the patient, but often that is not the case when it comes to rehabilitation.
A team of researchers at West Virginia University’s School of Public Health, the Cancer Institute, found that rehabilitation recommendations are included in cancer-treatment guidelines from around the world. The guidelines recommended rehab for a variety of cancer types and the consequences of cancer treatment. However, Dr. Nicole Stout, one of the researchers, said there is a great disconnect that exists between guidelines and reality.
More than ever, patients are using telehealth to ask doctors and nurses about worrying blood-pressure readings, nauseating migraines and stubborn foot ulcers. But for patients with chronic conditions, how frequent should telehealth appointments be? Can that frequency change? Under what conditions?
High-achieving Public Health students, faculty recognized during awards and honorary induction ceremony
Students, faculty, a community partner and West Virginia's State Health Officer were all honored during the West Virginia University School of Public Health's annual Graduate Awards and Delta Omega Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April 29, held via Zoom.