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Students Learn the Value of Interprofessional Teamwork for Patient Care

Students Learn the Value of Interprofessional Teamwork for Patient Care

Professionals from across disciplines often collaborate with each other in order to deliver key services to the community as effectively and efficiently as possible. In the healthcare industry, that kind of communication is essential to patient care. Rutgers–Camden students in the law, nursing, and social work fields recently joined students from the Cooper Medical School […]

Posted in: Campus Life
Historian: Religious Faith an Important Part of a Patient’s Experience

Historian: Religious Faith an Important Part of a Patient’s Experience

Although medicine and religion often intersect when people cope with illness or death, religious faith receives little attention from medical historians. A Rutgers–Camden scholar says that’s a mistake. “One of our jobs is to try and understand the patient experience, or the family experience, at death,” says Janet Golden, a professor of history at Rutgers–Camden. […]

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Time to Panic? Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Assesses Bird Flu

Time to Panic? Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Assesses Bird Flu

On April 27, China reported its first case of bird flu in the southern province of Hunan, bringing unwelcome news that the virus that had already claimed 23 lives in that nation since it was first detected in March is spreading. This week, the World Health Organization weighed in, calling the virus – officially, H7N9, […]

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