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Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...ute agitation in patients. "Being held in physical restraint
is not only unpleasant, it also can be unsafe," said Andrew Francis, M.D., Ph.D., study investigator and director of inpatient psychiatry at Stony Brook University Hospital. "Using it is a last resort. We want to minimize the exposure to it as much ...
Child safety restraint use increasing in auto trips
...o 2002. For children under age nine, overall child restraint
use rose from 49 percent in 1999 to 63 percent at the end of 2002. Among 3-year-olds, optimal child restraint
use rocketed from 50 percent in 1999 to 93 percent in 2002. Most of these 3-year-olds moved from sea...
Study finds low activity levels among nursing home residents regardless of restraint
...ams that improve the problems that can result from restraint
use. The researchers involved in this study conduc...evice has diminished, the clinical significance of restraint
reduction is still questionable, the researchers say. "Federal regulations to achieve restraint
A little stress may go a long way toward boosting skin's immunity
...nimals exposed to acute stress about two hours of restraint
was two to four times higher compared to non-stressed animals. This was true when the animals' skin was treated with chemical or protein antigens immediately after a stressful event. An antigen is any substance that the immune system reacts to by pr...
Risk of death in car crashes reduced if all occupants wear seat belts
...iation between the death of a car occupant and the restraint
use (seat belt of any type or a child car seat) of...might be thrown against the target, as well as the restraint
use of this other occupant. A target might be exposed to no other occupant, a restrained other occu...
Latest research on possible causes of violent behavior explored in C&EN article
...mal or above average levels of serotonin show more restraint
and think things out, explains J. Dee Higley, Ph.D., a research scientist at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Those with low levels, on the other hand, "act first and think later and that gets them into trouble," Higley adds. "...
Interpersonal psychotherapy effective in treating binge-eating disorder
...re-treatment levels, the authors write. "Dietary restraint
decreased more quickly in CBT but IPT had equivalent levels by later follow ups. Patients' relative weight decreased significantly but only slightly, with the greatest reduction among patients sustaining recovery from binge eating from post treatmen...
Immune system in hamsters bolstered during winter, especially in times of stress, study finds
... example, Bilbo said that after just 10 minutes of restraint
stress, the short-day hamsters showed a 30 percent decrease in the levels of some immune cells in the bloodstream. Previous research by Dhabhar has indicated that immune cells do not die ...
Children riding in extended cab pickup trucks are at greater risk of injury
...geted audiences (medical providers, automobile and restraint
manufacturers, public policy makers, advocates, an..., PCPS seeks to educate parents and automotive and restraint
manufacturers on how to best restrain child passengers to lower rates of injury and death to childre...
Restrained and unrestrained eating behaviors affect risk for adult-onset obesity
...although the interaction between disinhibition and restraint
also influenced the amount of weight gained. Grea...greater weight gain; conversely, a higher level of restraint
attenuated weight gain even when there were high levels of disinhibition. In a subset of 199 women ...
Gender differences in general aviation crashes
...d females were slightly more apt to use a shoulder restraint
than males. "Our study reveals several gender differences in the types of pilot error involved in general aviation crashes," concludes Professor Baker. "In order to improve training of pilots, the most common errors mishandling aircraft kinetics, po...
Whiplash debilitating, yet often ignored, according to Journal of the American Chiropractic Association
...oft reports in the JACA article that seat and head restraint
improvements have already been made in a few model...le structural design, vehicle size and weight, and restraint
systems -- belts, airbags, head restraints, and crash avoidance features. Consider mass and crashwo...
Cranfield pushes for greater child flight safety
... in Arkansas. A two-year-old was seated in a child restraint
and only received minor injuries. Jane Garvey, Adm...and old alike. We are committed to mandating child restraint
systems in aircraft to provide equal protection for adults and children." There are alternatives to ...
Is drug abuse, not brutality, behind some deaths in custody?
...d be on changing policepractices to avoid forms of restraint
that make it more likely that ED patientswill die. "The focus needs to be placed on the modes of constraint used, gettingpolice to use alternatives to physical restraints and, when physical restraintsare essential, to use the least dangerous approach...
Students Show Restraint Could Cut School Bus Injuries
...f studentsafter a crash. Would a different type of restraint
system settle the debate? Last fall, theJohns Hopkinsengineering students were assigned to find out. They designed and built therestraining bar in aclass project sponsored by the <ahref="http://www.jhsph.edu/Research/Centers/CIRP/">Center for...