Items Tagged ‘hospitalization’

October 17, 2018

Former Bruin football player tackles life following heart transplant

By Amy Albin amyalbin

A lifelong athlete, Michael Coulter shares advice on getting through a major health hurdle As a defensive back on UCLA’s 1976 Rose Bowl championship football team, Michael Coulter went on to play professionally with the Oakland Raiders. Later, after leaving football, he would rejoin his alma mater and begin a 20-year career with the UCLA […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, Bruin football, congestive heart failure, Dr. Eugene DePasquale, Dr. Mario Deng, exercise, heart transplant, hospitalization, surgery, UCLA Bruins


Ask the Doctors - Who provides better care? Female or male doctors? (Another view)

June 1, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Who provides better care? Female or male doctors? (Another view)

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: I’ve read that a study found that elderly patients with female doctors fared better than those who were treated by men. I wonder – what do Dr. Ko and Dr. Glazier think about these results? You’re referring to the results of a study performed by Harvard researchers, published in December 2016 in the […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, female physicians, hospitalization, JAMA Internal Medicine, male physicians


Hospitalized this holiday season? It’s okay to feel sad

December 11, 2017

Hospitalized this holiday season? It’s okay to feel sad

By Amy Albin amyalbin

No one wants to be hospitalized, especially during the holidays. Separation from family and friends and missing out on traditional activities such as shopping for gifts, baking special treats and attending celebrations and religious events can make a patient feel sad. “It’s not uncommon for people to have the blues around the holiday season and […]

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Tags: blues, coping, coping mechanisms, Holiday blues, hospitalization, Rev. Karen Schnell, sadness, spiritual care