Columbia Memorial Health hires new chief nursing officer
CMH includes a 192-bed hospital in Hudson and 40 physician offices, employing about 1,500 people. It ’s an affiliate of Albany Med. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 28, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

UNISON pay ballot of Care Quality Commission staff opens
Staff at the Care Quality Commission in England will today (Friday) begin to vote in a strike ballot after being denied a pay rise this year, says UNISON. CQC ​employees – who ​inspect, monitor and regulate hospitals, care homes, GP ​practices and dental surgeries, as well as ambulance and mental health services – have endured years without a significant pay rise, ​says the union. ​Since the start of 2010, the value of their wages has fallen by almost 20%. ​A 5% pay claim ​was submitted last June. Since then, inflation ​has risen to 5.4%, the highest level in nearly 30 years and the cost-of-living...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 28, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: News Press release care quality commission Matt Egan pay Source Type: news

Domestic violence during pregnancy as risk factors for stress and depression: the experience of women attending ANC at a tertiary care hospital in India - Mahapatro M, Nayar P, Roy S, Jadhav A, Panchkaran S.
Domestic Violence (DV) during the antenatal period has major effects on the mother and pregnancy outcome and is associated with stress and mental health problems. The paper aims to examine the association of DV with stress and depression (S&D) during the f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A model to explain the challenges of emergency medical technicians' decision making process in emergency situations: a grounded theory - Safi-Keykaleh M, Khorasani-Zavareh D, Ghomian Z, Bohm K.
BACKGROUND: To manage life-threatening conditions and reduce morbidity and mortality, pre-hospital's on-scene decision making is an influential factor. Since pre-hospital's decision making is a challenging process, it is necessary to be identified this pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk analysis and safety assessment of hospitals against disasters: a systematic review - Moradi SM, Nekoei-Moghadam M, Abbasnejad A, Hasheminejad N.
Both natural and man-made disasters are increasing in occurrence at the world. Hospitals and health-care centers are very complex and have a high potential for vulnerability depending on external and internal factors. Unfortunately, past experiences show t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A predictive model for serious adverse events in adults with acute poisoning in prehospital and hospital care - Ferr és-Padró V, Solà-Muñoz S, Jiménez-Fàbrega FX, Nogué-Xarau S.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Screening tools for child abuse used by healthcare providers: a systematic review - Chen CJ, Chen YW, Chang HY, Feng JY.
BACKGROUND: The early detection of child abuse is essential for children at risk. Healthcare professionals working at hospitals and in the community are often the first to encounter suspected cases of child abuse. Therefore, an accurate identification of c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Attempted suicide in the older adults: a case series from the psychiatry ward of the University Hospital Maggiore Della Carit à, Novara, Italy - Gramaglia C, Martelli M, Scotti L, Bestagini L, Gambaro E, Romero M, Zeppegno P.
INTRODUCTION: As suicide rates increase with age, it is mandatory to carefully assess old age suicidal behaviors. Our aim was to describe the main socio-demographic and clinical features of a sample of suicide attempters aged 65 years and older, and to ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Which sport is more dangerous: ice hockey or field hockey? A review of the head and neck injuries associated with the two sports - Stanbouly D, Richardson J, Richardson N, Reynolds RM, Recker MJ, Bass K, Chuang SK.
PURPOSE: Ice hockey and field hockey are contact sports with the potential for injury, especially to the head and neck regions. The purpose of this study is to estimate and compare hospital admission (injury severity) between ice hockey and field hockey of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

US hospital stays in children and adolescents with acetaminophen poisoning - Shadman KA, Edmonson MB, Coller RJ, Sklansky DJ, Nacht CL, Zhao Q, Kelly MM.
OBJECTIVES: Acetaminophen poisoning occurs in all age groups; however, hospital-based outcomes of children with these poisonings were not well characterized. Our objectives were to describe the incidence, characteristics, and outcomes of hospital stays in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pediatric open globe injury in tertiary hospitals of Khobar and Dhahran - Al Majed FA, Al Shamlan FT, Alawazem MA, Alsadah HH, Al Beshri HS, Al Abdulwahhab MA.
This study aimed to review and discuss the epidemiology, causes, and clinical outcom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Magnitude of mortality and its associated factors among burn victim children admitted to South Gondar Zone government hospitals, Ethiopia, from 2015 to 2019 - Tiruneh CM, Belachew A, Mulatu S, Emiru TD, Tibebu NS, Abate MW, Nigat AB, Belete A, Walle BG.
BACKGROUND: Burn is one of the leading causes of preventable death and disability every year in low and middle-income countries, which mainly affects those aged less than 15  years. Death from burn injuries carries the most significant losses, which often... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Firearm injuries among children due to the Kivu conflict from 2017 to 2020: a hospital-based retrospective descriptive cohort study - Murhega RB, Budema PM, Tshimbombu TN, Toha GK, Cikomola FG, Mudekereza PS, Mubenga LE, Balemba GM, Badesire DC, Negida A, Kanmounye US.
INTRODUCTION: Firearm-related injuries are deadly but avoidable. The case of Kivu, a region in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is alarming. Decades of unresolved regional conflicts birthed armed groups that have massacred inhabitants and in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Burden of traumatic brain injuries in children and adolescents in Europe: hospital discharges, deaths and years of life lost - Majdan M, Melichova J, Plancikova D, Sivco P, Maas AIR, Feigin VL, Polinder S, Haagsma JA.
Children and adolescents are at high risk of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). To identify those most at risk across Europe, a comprehensive epidemiological study on the burden of TBI is needed. Our aim was to estimate the burden of TBI in the pediatric and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

St. Clair Hospital names new hospital board chair
Earlier this month, St. Clair Health announced that its CFO, Richard C. Chesnos, would retire on April 1. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news