Psychology Around the Net: February 15, 2020

This article details the study’s fascinating findings. My Patients Don’t Separate Their Physical and Mental Health. Medicare Must Stop Asking Us To: In this opinion article, a general practitioner in Melbourne, Australia shares her frustration over a new Medicare report that warns doctors against billing Medicare for both physical health and mental health issues within the same consultation. She argues that the rule essentially punishes practitioners who want to provide good-quality, holistic care for their patients. When Mental Illness Memes Stop Being Funny: Finding humor in our pain can be therapeutic, but can it go too far? In this article, the author cites several studies that look at how humor affects people in downtrodden situations, and she ponders where we draw the line. “There’s a key difference between a meme that helps someone with mental illness cope with and laugh at their experiences and one that increases stigma and makes people feel worse,” she writes. Scrutinizing the Effects of Digital Technology on Mental Health: There is an ongoing debate around whether social media and the use of digital devices are harmful to mental health. In this article, two scientists share their differing opinions on this topic and give strong support to back their claims. After a Tumour, I Was Hit With Anxiety: When 17-year-old Mary was struck with a brain tumor at age 11, it left her with ongoing health issues, including anxiety, fatigue and poor con...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Children and Teens General Health-related Mental Health and Wellness Psychology Around the Net Sleep Students Technology Trauma Alternative Schools digital technology Medicare Memes school for traumatized stud Source Type: blogs

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Conclusion: Current evidence precludes drawing a firm conclusion on the efficacy or superiority of LidoIV over traditional therapies for ED patients with renal colic. Evidence suggests LidoIV may be an effective non-opiate analgesic alliterative; however, it's efficacy may not exceed that of NSAIDs or opiates. Further study is needed to validate the potential improved efficacy of LidoIV plus metoclopramide. PMID: 32259122 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Accident and Emergency Nursing - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Arch Acad Emerg Med Source Type: research
Abstract Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening systemic allergic hypersensitivity reaction that may potentially be triggered after the administration of any drug. Our case was a 51-year-old man with the history of mild pain in his flanks since the night before he was admitted to our hospital. The patient was diagnosed with urolithiasis and admitted to the emergency department. He developed anaphylaxis after intravenous injection of 30 mg ketorolac. Allergic reactions to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ketorolac are rare; nonetheless, they can be life-threatening and should be carefully monitored...
Source: Accident and Emergency Nursing - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Arch Acad Emerg Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: It seems that naloxone is not a completely safe medication even in opioid-naïve patients, and administrating adjusted doses of naloxone even in opioid-naïve methadone intoxicated patients may be logical. PMID: 32259115 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Accident and Emergency Nursing - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Arch Acad Emerg Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: Based on the findings, 98% of TIS cases had respiratory acidosis. Higher doses of ingested drug and longer time interval between ingestion and admission were associated with severity of ABG disturbances. PMID: 32259113 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Accident and Emergency Nursing - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Arch Acad Emerg Med Source Type: research
This study aimed to determine mothers' level of satisfaction and the predicting factors of dissatisfaction towards spinal anesthesia during caesarean section. Methods: Cross-sectional study design was utilized in Orotta Maternity Hospital (OMH) and Sembel Hospital from December 2017 to February 2018, in Asmara, Eritrea. Satisfaction of the mothers was measured using a pretested questionnaire. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression were utilized to identify predictors of dissatisfaction using SPSS (Version 22.0). Results: Involvement of mothers in the choice of anesthesia (3.3%) and explanation about the sta...
Source: Anesthesiology Research and Practice - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Anesthesiol Res Pract Source Type: research
This study addresses these gaps in the lit...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
This article presents results from seven focus groups (n = 27) with families and friends bereaved by homicide or suicide of a loved one, and focuses on spirituality and religion in the aftermath of these traumatic deaths. In exploring how these deaths affe...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Suicidality in youth is a major public health problem and objective methods for identifying those at greatest risk are critically needed. Suicidality has been associated with alterations in reward-related decision-making, but the extent to whic...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The aim of this work was to present the clinical symptoms and toxicological results in the case of intentional poisoning in a 33-year-old man, who took caffeine in powder form. The autopsy and histopathological analysis showed no significant changes. The r...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
The internet has become a key frontier for large-scale, public health efforts in suicide prevention. Market-leading technology companies, such as Google, are developing interventions to deliver support information to those experiencing suicidal distress, b...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news
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