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This report describes the lack of clear roles, responsibilities and accountability for workforce planning and supply in England. In reality, this means that the health and care workforce is not growing in line with the increasing population need for health and care services, and there are large numbers of vacant posts throughout the system. This impacts upon patient safety and outcomes, and leads to a challenging working environment for staff. The RCN makes the case for legislation to resolve this, alongside additional investment in the nursing workforce and a national health and care workforce strategy for England.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Abstract OBJECTIVE: Using a feasibility analysis and matched subgroup analysis, this study investigated the implementation/safety/outcomes of a stroke recovery program (SRP) integrating modified cardiac rehabilitation for stroke survivors. DESIGN: This prospective cohort study of 783 stroke survivors were discharged from an inpatient rehabilitation facility to an outpatient setting; 136 SRP-participants completed a feasibility study and received the SRP including modified cardiac rehabilitation, 473 chose standard of care rehabilitation (nonparticipants), and a group (n = 174) were excluded. The feasibility s...
Source: Health Physics - Category: Physics Authors: Tags: Am J Phys Med Rehabil Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical AnaesthesiologyAuthor(s): Girish P. Joshi, Francis Bonnet
Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Anaesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis case series demonstrates that the use of a high frequency jet ventilator for cardiac MRI was feasible, safe, providing good quality cardiac imaging and avoiding anesthesia personnel to be inside the hazardous environment of MRI room. Future studies are needed to confirm its safety and efficiency in pediatric patients.ResumoJustificativa e objetivosA ressonância magnética (RM) cardíaca é uma técnica utilizada na avaliação de crianças com cardiopatias congênitas. A anestesia geral garante imobilidade, especialmente em pacientes não cooperador...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
This article focuses on the functional features of positive-pressure ventilators, the modes of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, and the main ventilator settings. It also highlights the potential complications of mechanical ventilation, the basic principles of weaning, and the pathophysiological basis of patient-ventilator dyssynchrony.
Source: Anaesthesia and intensive care medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
In conclusion, this review reported that IL-37 has a crucial role in reducing infection-associated inflammation and has a good impact on inflammation-induced pathology. However, tight regulation that achieved balance between effector immune responses that required for pathogen elimination and limited tissue damage that resulted from excessive inflammation should be existed in the potential IL-37 therapy to prevent clinical complications of a disease. PMID: 31633447 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Reviews of Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Int Rev Immunol Source Type: research
Date: Monday, 10 21, 2019; Speaker: See attached agenda; Building 10; Masur (10/21/19) and Lipsett (10/22/19)
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Wednesday, 10 23, 2019; Speaker: Joseph Zaia, Ph. D., Boston University; Building 50; 1227/1233; Videocast Event
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Thursday, 10 24, 2019; Speaker: Bruce Tromberg, NIBIB Director, NIBIB/ NIH; Dr. Susan Gregurick, Associate Director for Data Science, NIH; Building: Building 45 (Natcher Building); Videocast Event
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Thursday, 10 24, 2019; Speaker: Joachim Lingner, Ph.D., Full Professor for Life Sciences, EPF Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology); Building: Building 37; Conference Room 6041/6107
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Monday, 10 28, 2019; Speaker: Xiangbo Ruan, Regulation of systemic lipid metabolism by human lncRNAs, The Cao group, CB, NHLBI; Ranganath Muniyappa, Hyperuricemia in insulin resistance, DEOB, NIDDK; Building: Building 10 (Clinical Center); Solarium Conference Room 9S233 (old Bunim Room)
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
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