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This study evaluates treatment outcomes from a clinical cohort with task-sharing between a clinical nurse practitioner and a medical officer. The researchers examined opportunities to increase treatment rates for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa.     Read more   Climate Change   Health Impact of Climate Change in Older People: An Integrative Review and Implications for Nursing by Erwin William A. Leyva*, Adam Beaman, and Patricia Davidson in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship Older people account for the highest proportion of mortality from extreme weather events associated with climate change. This article describes the health impacts of climate change on that population.     Read more   ...
Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - Category: Nursing Source Type: news

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A nearly 20% increase since 2008 worries experts, as the behavior is a suicide risk factor.
Source: AJN - Category: Nursing Tags: In the News Source Type: research
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Source: AJN - Category: Nursing Tags: In the News Source Type: research
This article provides an overview of screening tools and interventions nurses can use to minimize the risk of malnutrition in older adults.
Source: AJN - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Articles Source Type: research
Conclusion: VOL, VBM, and their combination are effective in differential diagnostics between bvFTD and AD or SMC. However, MRI atrophy profiles for bvFTD and LBD are too similar for a reliable differentiation with the quantification methods tested in this study.Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord Extra 2018;8:51 –59
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Authors: Palm U, Chalah MA, Créange A, Lefaucheur JP, Ayache SS Abstract Fatigue and depression are frequent symptoms in multiple sclerosis (MS). Both are overlapping and shadowing each other and may impair the quality of life. For detection of depression symptoms in MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Depression Rating Scale (MSDRS) has been proposed recently. Here, we compare the performance of MSDRS in MS patients with and without fatigue to that of established rating scales, i.e. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and Beck Depression Inventory. Twenty-nine MS patients were screened for fatigue and depression s...
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Encephale Source Type: research
Source: International Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
Nobody has yet managed to agree a definitive medical picture of what depression actually constitutes in the brain, nor have they managed to show how antidepressant drugs work.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abstract Cord blood transplantation (CBT) is an effective option for treating hematological malignancies, but graft failure (GF) remains the primary cause of therapy failure. Thus, based on myeloablative conditioning (MAC) of busulfan with cyclophosphamide (Bu/Cy) or total body irradiation with Cy (TBI/Cy), fludarabine (Flu) was added to Bu/Cy and cytarabine (CA) to TBI/Cy for a modified myeloablative conditioning (MMAC). To compare the prognosis of MMAC with MAC, we conducted a retrospective study including 58 patients who underwent CBT with MAC or MMAC from 2000 to 2011. Neutrophil and platelet engraftment rate, overall ...
Source: International Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
Yu Wang, Miao-Miao Zhang, Wei-Wei Huang, Shou-Quan Wu, Ming-Gui Wang, Xiao-Yan Tang, Andrew J. Sandford, Jian-Qing He
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
ConclusionsInsight and maladaptive coping are potential targets in the treatment of anxiety and depression among YA with ID. Longitudinal intervention studies exploring the efficacy of such targeted programmes in reducing mental health symptoms and improving the transition to adulthood for these young people are recommended.
Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research - Category: Disability Authors: Tags: Original Manuscript Source Type: research
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