Pediatric burns unique characteristics among Ultra-Orthodox Jewish minority - retrospective study - Yahal O, Eshel R, Manor U, Lennon JM, Stern M, Geller D, Pessach IM.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Burn injuries are a significant cause of morbidity among children. Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children are at higher risk for burn injuries. The goal of this study was to examine the clinical characteristics of moderate to severe burn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Gaslighting in alleged assault ascertained as Munchausen syndrome transcending to malingering in highly counterintuitive self inflicted acid burns - Chauhan M, Singh PI, Kalsi G, Salariya AS, Harish D.
A factitious disorder leading to the self-infliction of highly counter-intuitive burns was diagnosed in a middle-aged female. The injuries were otherwise alleged to have been sustained by assault inflicted upon her by an unknown person. The case was diagno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Physiological demands of basic fire management tasks in members of the Canadian Armed Forces: a pilot study - Chass é, Théoret D, Poirier MP, Lalonde F.
INTRODUCTION: Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are required to meet the minimum standards of the Fitness for Operational Requirements of CAF Employment (FORCE) job-based simulation test (JBST) and must possess the capacity to perform other common... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Safety and cost effectiveness of outpatient surgery in acute burn care - Zhang Z, Golin AP, Papp A.
This study aims to evaluate the safety and cost reduction associated with outpatient burn surgery and to describe our centre'... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The wildland-urban interface map of Italy: a nationwide dataset for wildfire risk management - D'Este M, Giannico V, Lafortezza R, Sanesi G, Elia M.
A wildland-urban interface (WUI) raster map was created for the Italian peninsula with a resolution of 30 m per pixel. The map creation process consisted of three fundamental steps: (1) selection of buildings within the wildland-urban interface areas and s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

UPDATE: Estrada Fire Containment 35%; Evacuation Orders Downgraded as Crews Mop Up
The Estrada Fire, which sparked in south Santa Cruz County when a prescribed burn jumped its containment lines Friday, is now 35 percent... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humans Using Tobacco 12,000 Years Ago, Seed Remains Show Humans Using Tobacco 12,000 Years Ago, Seed Remains Show
The discovery of burnt seeds in an ancient hearth suggests people were using tobacco as much as 9000 years earlier than previously thought.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Upstate Burn Center issues warning on accelerants use to start, stoke fires
There have been 38 hospitalizations related to the use of accelerants already in 2021. That ’s 8 more than were recorded in all of 2020. Since 2017, accelerant-related burns are up 100 percent. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Access to burn care in low-and middle-income countries: an assessment of timeliness, surgical capacity, and affordability in a regional referral hospital in Tanzania - Botman M, Hendriks TCC, de Haas L, Mtui G, Binnerts J, Nuwass E, Niemeijer AS, Jaspers MEH, Winters HAH, Nieuwenhuis MK, van Zuijlen PPM.
This study investigates patients' access to surgical care for burns in a low-and-middle-income setting by studying timeliness, surgical capacity, and affordability. A survey was conducted in a regional referral hospital in Manyara, Tanzania. In total, 67 p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Accidental self-inflicted handheld laser-induced maculopathy - Narayanan R, Tyagi M, Sahoo NK, Reddy S, Pathengay A.
PURPOSE: To report a case of accidental self-inflicted handheld Laser-Induced Maculopathy (HLIM). METHODS: Observational case report with clinical and ocular imaging features of a patient with HLIM. RESULTS: A 31-year-old male patient prese... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An improvement of the fire detection and classification method using YOLOv3 for surveillance systems - Abdusalomov A, Baratov N, Kutlimuratov A, Whangbo TK.
In this study, we present a method for real-time high-s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Analysis of fire resistance of square-cased square steel tube reinforced concrete (ST-RC) columns - Wang G, Bao Y, Yang L, Yu Y.
Based on the finite element (FE) analysis software Abaqus, an FE model of square-cased square steel tube reinforced concrete (ST-RC) columns under the hybridized action of high-temperature and load is established. The accuracy of the FE model is verified u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Assessment of the occurrence of forest fires in pandemic period by COVID-19 in Chile. preliminary backgrounds - Castillo M, Saavedra J, Qui ñones T, Osses T, José Torres M.
The spatial and temporal behavior of the occurrence of forest fires in Chile was evaluated in the presence of COVID-19 and mobility restrictions. The fire period from 2015-2016 to 2020-2021 was considered and statistics on mobility restrictions were grante... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Effect of early curing temperature on the tunnel fire resistance of self-compacting concrete coated with aerogel cement paste - Huang KL, Li SJ, Zhu PH.
In this paper, the effect of early curing temperature on the tunnel fire resistance of self-compacting concrete (SCC) coated with aerogel cement paste (ACP) was studied. The physical properties in terms of the compressive strength, flexural strength, and t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the burn specific health scale-brief: a National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Burn Model System Study - Amtmann D, Bamer A, McMullen K, Ryan CM, Schneider JC, Carrougher GJ, Gibran N.
The objective of this study was to use both classical and modern psychometric methods to evaluate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Experimental study on the evaluation and influencing factors on individual's emergency escape capability in subway fire - Chen N, Zhao M, Gao K, Zhao J.
Studying an individual's emergency escape capability and its influencing factors is of great practical significance for evacuation and escape in subway emergencies. Taking Zhengzhou Zijing Mountain Subway station as the prototype, and using VR technology, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fabrication of diaminodiphenylmethane modified ammonium polyphosphate to remarkably reduce the fire hazard of epoxy resins - Wang F, Liao J, Yan L, Liu H.
A novel diaminodiphenylmethane (DDM) modified ammonium polyphosphate (APP) flame retardant, DDP, was successfully synthesized via ion-exchange reaction. DDP was introduced into epoxy resins (EPs) to reduce flammability. A comparable level of DDP exerts bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Forensic aspects of the burning of human corpses - Popov VL, Petrov VV.
OBJECTIVE - to outline the basic ideas about the conditions and results of the burning of human corpses and the potential possibilities of a forensic medical examination of the burned remains. It is impossible to burn the corpse of an adult to a state of o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Forest fire risk estimation in a typical temperate forest in Northeastern China using the Canadian forest fire weather index: case study in autumn 2019 and 2020 - Masinda MM, Li F, Qi L, Sun L, Hu T.
China's forest cover has increased by approximately 10% as a result of sustainable forest management since the late 1970s. The forest ecosystem area affected by fire is increasing at an alarming rate of approximately 600,000  ha per year. The northeastern ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

GIS-based forest fire susceptibility zonation with IoT sensor network support, case study-Nature Park Golija, Serbia - Novkovic I, Markovic GB, Lukic D, Dragi ćević S, Milosevic M, Djurdjic S, Samardzic I, Lezaic T, Tadic M.
The territory of the Republic of Serbia is vulnerable to various natural disasters, among which forest fires stand out. In relation with climate changes, the number of forest fires in Serbia has been increasing from year to year. Protected natural areas ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Research on flashover prediction method of large-space timber structures in a fire - Zhang Y, Wang L.
Due to the flammability of materials and the vastness of space, flashover fires of large-space timber structures pose a huge threat to lives as well as the structures themselves. Therefore, it is necessary to study the critical conditions, control factors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

These boots are made for burnin': Inferring the position of the corpse and the presence of leather footwears during cremation through isotope ( δ13C, δ18O) and infrared (FTIR) analyses of experimentally burnt skeletal remains - Salesse K, Stamataki E, Kontopoulos I, Verly G, Annaert R, Boudin M, Capuzzo G, Claeys P, Dalle S, Hlad M, de Mulder G, Sabaux C, Sengeløv A, Veselka B, Warmenbol E, Vercauteren M, Snoeck C.
Cremation is a complex mortuary practice, involving a number of activities of the living towards the dead before, during, and after the destruction of the bodily soft tissues by fire. The limiting information concerning these behavioral patterns obtained f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout
Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity and a challenge (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Finally Getting Companies to Take Burnout Seriously. Is It Enough?
Toward the end of last year, Anthony Klotz, a professor of business administration at Texas A&M University who studies workplace resignations, realized that a lot of people were about to quit their jobs. A record 42.1 million Americans quit a job in 2019, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, but that rate dropped off during the pandemic-addled year of 2020. As 2021 approached, bringing with it the promise of effective vaccines and a return to semi-normal life, Klotz guessed that two things would happen. First, many of the people who wanted to quit in 2020 but held off due to fear or uncertainty would fina...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

What will happen after the sun dies? ‘Serendipitous’ discovery gives clues
A distant gas giant found orbiting a white dwarf star suggests outer planets in our solar system might survive the sun ’s demiseGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingA Jupiter-sized planet has been found orbiting a white dwarf star in the Milky Way, providing clues as to what will happen in our solar system when the sun eventually dies.An international team of astronomers observed the phenomenon, which forms when a star runs out of nuclear fuel to burn, and dies.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Donna Lu Tags: Space Science Australia news The sun Source Type: news

Tandem mass tag-based quantitative proteomic analysis reveals pathways involved in brain injury induced by chest exposure to shock waves - Tong C, Cong P, Liu Y, Shi X, Shi L, Mao S, Zhao Y, Hou M, Liu Y.
Recurrent chest blast exposure can lead to brain inflammation, oxidative stress, and mental disorders in soldiers. However, the mechanism that underlies brain injury caused indirectly by chest blasts remains unclear. It is urgent to find additional reliabl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

California wildfires destroy mobile homes and 1 man is burned
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unspecified pain and other soft tissue disorders following electrical injuries: a register-based matched cohort study - Poulsen PH, Carstensen O, K ærgaard A, Vestergaard JM, Nielsen KJ, Biering K.
This study investigates whether individuals who have sustained an electrical injury (EI) are diagnosed with unspecified pain or pain related to the musculoskeletal system in the years following the injury. METHODS: Individuals listed in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An Innovative Washington Law Aims to Get Foreign-Trained Doctors Back in Hospitals
Growing up in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, where people sometimes die of preventable or treatable illnesses like diarrhea, typhoid and malaria, taught Abdifitah Mohamed a painful lesson: adequate health care is indispensable. In 1996, Mohamed’s mother died of septicemia after spending nine months hospitalized for a gunshot wound. Her death, Mohamed says, inspired him to go to medical school, and for about four years he worked to treat the sick and injured in Somalia, Sudan and Kenya. But Mohamed hasn’t been able to work as a doctor since 2015, when he left for the United States, where his wife emigrate...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Parent and child perceptions of barriers to active school commuting - Pfledderer CD, Burns RD, Byun W, Carson RL, Welk GJ, Brusseau TA.
BACKGROUND: Active commuting (AC) to and from school can contribute to physical activity, although it has recently seen a global decline. The purpose of this study was to examine the agreement between parent and child perceptions of barriers to school AC. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pediatric poisoning fatalities: beyond cough and cold medications [editorial] - Burns MM, Renny MH.
For more than 10 years, there have been Food and Drug Administration recommendations and manufacturer labeling changes in place advising against the use of cough and cold medications (CCMs) in young children.1,2 In this issue of Pediatrics, Halmo et al3 pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of burn camp in the recovery of young people from burn injury: a qualitative study using long-term follow-up interviews with parents and participants - Neill JT, Goch I, Sullivan A, Simons M.
BACKGROUND: Children and adolescents recovering from burn injury are at heightened risk of psychosocial problems. An integrative form of psychosocial intervention is burn camp. However, evidence about burn camp effectiveness is equivocal. OBJECTIVE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cases of lower extremity and perianal burns at the burn center in the Southeast Anatolia of Turkey - Yi ğit E, Yiğit YD.
In this study, the aim is to discuss the cases of lower extremity and perianal burns at the burn center in the southeast Anatolia of Turkey. Material and methods: A 4-year retrospective study was conducted on 775 patients who had been admitte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Evaluation of clinical and laboratory causes of burns in pre-school children - Mobayen M, Rimaz S, Malekshahi A.
We investigate characteristics of burns in children aged up to seven years and hospitalized at Velayat burn center unit for two years to evaluate clinical and laboratory causes of burns in pre-school children. In a retrospective study, all patients under 6... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Advice on assistance and protection provided by the Scientific Advisory Board of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons: Part 3. On medical care and treatment of injuries from sulfur mustard - Timperley CM, Forman JE, Abdollahi M, Al-Amri AS, Baulig A, Benachour D, Borrett V, Cari ño FA, Curty C, Geist M, Gonzalez D, Kane W, Kovarik Z, Martínez-Álvarez R, Mourão NMF, Neffe S, Raza SK, Rubaylo V, Suárez AG, Takeuchi K, Tang C, Trifirò F, van Straten FM, Vanninen PS, Vucinić S, Zaitsev V, Zafar-Uz-Zaman M, Zina MS, Holen S, Alwan WS, Suri V, Hotchkiss PJ, Ghanei M.
Blister agents damage the skin, eyes, mucous membranes and subcutaneous tissues. Other toxic effects may occur after absorption. The response of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to a req... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An empirical investigation of firefighting personal protective equipment and burn injuries in Korea - Kim DH, Kim S, Lee JY.
This study aimed to investigate the current situation of firefighting burn injuries and personal protective equipment (PPE) in Korea using a questionnaire. A questionnaire was constructed and then distributed to fire stations via the Fire& Disaster Headqu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Determining the effect of ocular chemical injuries on topical drug delivery - Begum G, Leigh T, Stanley D, Logan A, Blanch RJ.
Ocular chemical injuries (OCIs) commonly cause ocular damage and visual loss and treatment uses topical therapies to facilitate healing and limit complications. However, the impact of chemical injury on corneal barrier function and treatment penetration is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Development of a fast-running algorithm to approximate incident blast parameters using body-mounted sensor measurements - Wiri S, Needham C, Ortley D, Duckworth J, Gonzales A, Walilko T, Bentley TB.
INTRODUCTION: The Office of Naval Research sponsored the Blast Load Assessment-Sense and Test program to develop a rapid, in-field solution that could be used by team leaders, commanders, and medical personnel to make science-based stand-down decisions for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Electric vehicles fire protection during charge operation through Vanadium-air flow battery technology - Barelli L, Bidini G, Ottaviano PA, Pelosi D, Perla M, Trombetti L, Gallorini F, Serangeli M.
During the last decade, electric vehicles had a remarkable diffusion caused by Li-ion batteries lowered prices and improved performances. Meanwhile, incidents involving fire were reported for electric vehicles during charge operation or simple parking. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Explosion trauma part  1 : Physical principles and pathophysiology - Hauer T, Grobert S, Wenniges H, Huschitt N, Willy C.
After explosions, various injury mechanisms lead to multiple injuries that can affect the entire body. While high pressure peaks and exposure to heat, especially in the vicinity of a  detonation, can cause severe injuries and organ damage, fragments also p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Ocular biomechanics due to ground blast reinforcement - Karimi A, Razaghi R, Girkin CA, Downs JC.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Bomb blast injuries exerts a shearing force on the air-tissue interfaces, causing devastating ocular injury from the blast wave. Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are usually placed at different heights from the ground to induce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Reconstructive surgery for high-voltage injury of genitoperineal area and upper extremities: the Uromanual Trauma Concept - Adamyan RT, Aleshina ON, Abdeeva EI, Sinelnikov MY.
We present a series outlining r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Structural characterization of Chemical Weapons Convention-related phosphonoselenoates by EI and ESI mass spectrometry - Hosseini SE, Mousavi Faraz S, Naseri MT, Ashrafi D, Saeidian H.
RATIONALE: Organophosphorus compounds with phosphorus atom bonded to one methyl, ethyl, or propyl ((normal or iso) group are listed in Schedule 2 of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). Selenophosphorus compounds, listed in Schedule 2.B.4, have very limi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Kim Kardashian West Roasts OJ Simpson, Caitlyn Jenner and Kanye in SNL Monologue
The reality star delivered a series of brutal burns against her famous family members in her “Saturday Night Live” debut. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hundreds of giant sequoias may have burned as the Complex Fire rages in California
The KNP Complex Fire has destroyed many of California's iconic sequoia trees and is only 11% contained, according to the National Park Service. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Providence aims to address burnout with systemwide mental health survey
Providence Health Services is rolling out a mental health survey to address Covid-19 burnout and post-traumatic stress disorder among employees across its system. A spring study from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Washington Post showed 55% of front-line health care workers reported feeling burned out, and about one-third said they've considered leaving the industry. Through an anonymous online survey, the My Mental Health Matters initiative checks up o n staff and identifies areas of mental… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Joey Thompson Source Type: news

Providence aims to address burnout with systemwide mental health survey
Providence Health Services is rolling out a mental health survey to address Covid-19 burnout and post-traumatic stress disorder among employees across its system. A spring study from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Washington Post showed 55% of front-line health care workers reported feeling burned out, and about one-third said they've considered leaving the industry. Through an anonymous online survey, the My Mental Health Matters initiative checks up o n staff and identifies areas of mental… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joey Thompson Source Type: news

Minnesota Health Leaders Warn of Strain on Caregivers, Kids Minnesota Health Leaders Warn of Strain on Caregivers, Kids
Minnesota health leaders have warned that the fourth wave of the pandemic is putting a heavy strain on hospitals and healthcare workers statewide as COVID-19 burns through the unvaccinated population.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Convergence: Courage in a Crisis review – nine stories from the Covid frontlines
This pandemic film delivers emotional punch, but the documentary ’s desire for a global message blunts its impact“I can’t breathe” went mainstream as a rallying cry during theBlack Lives Matter protests of summer 2020, just as respiratory difficulties of a different kind were beginning to exact an increasingly frightening toll across the world. This panoramic and often moving Netflix documentary about Covid-19 courageously tries to draw a straight line between the pandemic and the underlying social inequalities it flushed out everywhere. But as it spans nine different stories in eight countries, it ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Phil Hoad Tags: Film Documentary films Coronavirus Culture Health US healthcare Infectious diseases Hospitals Medical research World news Source Type: news

For Kids, Accidental Burns Another Scar of the Pandemic
Title: For Kids, Accidental Burns Another Scar of the PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news