Tag: "practitioners" at medical news
How to cut energy waste in China, India, Brazil said crucial to forestalling climate change
...e awareness, supporting catalyst energy efficiency practitioners
and enlightening commercial banks to ease access to local financing for such projects. "Improving energy efficiency for existing buildings and other infrastructure could cut current energy consumption by 25% or more in India, China and Brazil, amount...
The Public Library of Science launches the new open access journal PLoS Clinical Trials
...d and re-use for free, not only to researchers and practitioners
but also to patients and trial participants. "The results of clinical trials belong in the public domain", says Steve Nissen, The Cleveland Clinic (Ohio, USA) and a member of the international Editorial Board of PLoS Clinical Trials . "I applaud the...
How Internet addiction is affecting lives
...seudo-intimate interpersonal relationships." Nurse practitioners
will soon find themselves faced with the issues of "internet addicts" and their inability to get offline. While not yet defined as a true addiction, many are suffering the consequences of obsession with the online world, unable to control their use....
Delta Dental donates $5M to Tufts Dental School to expand care to underserved populations
...rs of violence. A specialized database will enable practitioners
to unify electronic dental records and practice ma...analyzed to help refine care guidelines and assist practitioners
in effectively treating persons with special needs." Low-income and minority populations, including...
Excess folate linked to increased birth of twins after in-vitro fertilisation
...ycles results in pregnancy and livebirth. Most IVF practitioners
try to increase pregnancy rates by implanting multiple embryos each cycle. In the UK, where double embryo transfer is the norm, a quarter of successful IVF procedures result in the birth of twins. All women trying to conceive are advised to take foli...
School-based quality initiative improves childhood asthma outcomes
...incinnati Children's provides physicians and nurse practitioners
for these centers and collaborates with the Cincinnati Health Department, which provides school nurses; the Cincinnati Public Schools; and, parents of children with asthma. These individuals and organizations met and engaged in "visioning exercises...
Aspirin shows promise in combating a common, antibiotic-induced hearing loss
...n off-label use of aspirin, which may inhibit some practitioners
from giving it to patients in such instances. He hopes that further studies will lead to the development of new and safer antibiotics, or another drug that can be paired with gentamicin that has fewer side effects than aspirin. He and Sha are explori...
Training on virtual 'patient' improves carotid angiography skills
...a devastating event," Dr. Cates said. Previously, practitioners
learning new catheter procedures practiced on anim... currently doing studies to see if the patients of practitioners
trained on this simulator have better clinical outcomes. But the researchers say one advantage of si...
Mediterranean diet lowers Alzheimer's risk in American cohort
...tion, though the diagnosis was made by experienced practitioners
and was based on comprehensive assessment and standard criteria. Subtle changes in dietary habits as a result of early Alzheimer's symptoms, although another potential limitation, did not seem to be the case since adherence to the Mediterranean diet ...
Lack of research forcing elderly to cope with chronic pain
...l part of aging and frequently not treated. Those practitioners
that do try to treat the pain are often unsuccessful because they do not have the right tools. Out of this, the need for more research for pain and aging has risen. "Despite these growing efforts, chronic pain in the elderly is high," says author of...
UK plans for pandemic flu don't go far enough
... plans. Current guidance is voluminous and general practitioners
are in danger of not being able to see the wood for the trees. He believes that practices should develop straightforward plans that are applicable to local circumstances. Whether H5N1 becomes pandemic, no one can say. The only certainty is that there...
Panel finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against maternal-request Caesarean delivery
...ncluded educators, researchers, statisticians, and practitioners
in obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine and biometrics, family planning and reproductive physiology, nurse midwifery, anesthesiology, patient safety, epidemiology, pediatrics, perinatal medicine, urology, urogynecology, general nursing, inn...
SAGE partners with NCCHC to publish the Journal of Correctional Health Care
...ge will be a tremendous benefit to researchers and practitioners
in this growing field," adds NCCHC president Edward A. Harrison. "With surging awareness that correctional health care is a vital element of public health, access to the best available research is more important than ever. NCCHC and Sage are committe...
New handbook addresses lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health issues
...itioner's Guide to Service. "When most health care practitioners
think about lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender ... gay, bisexual and transgender, or LGBT, issues by practitioners
often leads to less-than-optimal delivery of health care and other public services. For example, man...
Women suffer from anxiety and stress after birth, not only depression
...pression, however, this study suggests that health practitioners
should also be on the lookout for symptoms of anxi...er et al. conclude that it is important for health practitioners
to assess new mothers for broader signs of distress than that of depression alone....
Report finds limited number of psychiatrists statewide
...rams for other health professionals, such as nurse practitioners
and physician assistants, with competencies in mental health care. Fostering mechanisms to reduce the isolation of psychiatrists in practice settings....
Cardiac devices during hospital stays linked to better outcomes
...t is striking," Abraham said. "Unfortunately, many practitioners
wait to consider use of these devices until after patients have been out of the hospital for some time, and most patients are unaware that they are available." Abraham and colleagues analyzed data on 5,791 patients who were follow-up participants in ...
Endocrinologist-directed intervention aimed at primary care physicians improves diabetes care
... in such settings. In the study, 345 primary care practitioners
at Emory (internal medicine residents -- medical doctors still in training) were randomized either to be controls (no intervention) or to receive interventions aimed at their behavior -- either computerized reminders with patient-specific recommenda...
What's needed for terminally ill patients to die at home?
...by policy makers to enable more home deaths and by practitioners
to enable their patients to die at home if they wish so."...
Better communication between families, health care providers can reduce cost, length of stay in ICU
... said. Daly's team is training the doctors, nurse practitioners
and other medical professionals in the interventio...ctor or surgeon, an advanced practice nurse (nurse practitioners
or clinical nurse specialists), staff nurse, social worker and other professionals such as respirato...
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