How Better Ventilation Can Help ‘COVID-Proof’ Your Home How Better Ventilation Can Help ‘COVID-Proof’ Your Home
Is someone at home sick with COVID-19? One simple but effective strategy for keeping the virus from spreading is to make your indoor air as much like the outdoors ' as possible.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Growing Hospital Expenses: Rising Nurse Pay or Poor Planning? Growing Hospital Expenses: Rising Nurse Pay or Poor Planning?
While hospitals are struggling to manage labor costs, payers and employers aren ’t footing the bill. Meanwhile, nurses are leaving the profession after 2 years of battling a pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Healthcare Facilities Can Prevent 35% to 70% of Infections Healthcare Facilities Can Prevent 35% to 70% of Infections
Hand washing and other infection prevention and control practices can cut 35% to 70% of healthcare infections, according to a global study from the World Health Organization.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

‘ It ’ s been relentless, ’ UMass Memorial Medical Center once again under pressure from latest COVID wave
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News COVID-19 Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Louisa Moller Worcester News Source Type: news

“ It ’ s been relentless ” : UMass Memorial workers once again under pressure from latest COVID wave
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News COVID-19 Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Louisa Moller Worcester News Source Type: news

“ Smart ” pacifier could improve care of premature babies in the hospital
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall NICU Source Type: news

Should You Get a Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster? Should You Get a Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster?
WebMD ' s Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, discusses the latest guidelines and recommendations on getting your second COVID-19 vaccine booster.WebMD (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases Expert Interview Source Type: news

Study: Children living in poverty face higher risk for intensive care admission, death
Children living in under-served neighborhoods who are hospitalized for any reason are at higher risk for being admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit and dying while there. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Admissions of children and adolescents with deliberate self-harm to intensive care during the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in Australia - Corrigan C, Duke G, Millar J, Paul E, Butt W, Gordon M, Coleman J, Pilcher D, Oberender F.
IMPORTANCE: Identification of potential indirect outcomes associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in the pediatric population may be essential for understanding the challenges of the current global public health crisis for children and adolescents. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early prognostic factors for morbidity and mortality in severe traumatic brain injury. Experience in a child polytrauma unit - Cabrero Hern ández M, Iglesias Bouzas MI, Martínez de Azagra Garde A, Pérez Suárez E, Serrano González A, Jiménez García R.
OBJECTIVE: To identify early prognostic factors that lead to an increased risk of unfavorable prognosis. DESIGN: Observational cohort study from October 2002 to October 2017. SETTING AND PATIENTS: Patients with severe TBI admitted to intensive care... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pharmacological treatment of acute psychiatric symptoms in COVID-19 patients: a systematic review and a case series - Carmassi C, Pacciardi B, Gravina D, Fantasia S, De Pascale G, Cutuli SL, Bertelloni CA, Dell'osso L.
Delirium and psychomotor agitation are relevant clinical conditions that may develop during COVID-19 infection, especially in intensive care unit (ICU) settings. The psychopharmacological management of these conditions is receiving increasing interest in p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Massachusetts reports 4,654 new COVID cases, positivity rate increases to 8.68%
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News COVID-19 Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Source Type: news

Nurses Under Fire: The Stress of Medical Malpractice Nurses Under Fire: The Stress of Medical Malpractice
With more nurses facing litigation, a rising incidence of medical malpractice stress syndrome is expected.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nursing Commentary Source Type: news

Improving the diagnosis and prognosis of sepsis according to the sources of infection
Conclusions: Our results suggest that the diagnosis and prognosis of sepsis in emergency care should consider different clinical criteria, based on site of infection. Given the heterogeneity and interindividual variability of sepsis, a more individualised approach could help to direct treatment, monitor response and facilitate initial clinical decisions (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early diagnosis of sepsis using an E-health application for a clinical early warning system outside of the intensive care unit: a case report
Elderly and frail patients who are unable to call for help in case of vital distress can develop complications during their hospitalization. As a supplement to clinical monitoring by the nursing staff, these patients can also be monitored in real time, with the Sensium E-health technology. An application notifies clinical staff of any change in their vital signs (heart rate, respiratory rate, temperature) outside of normal ranges, suggestive of physiological decline. Nurses and physicians are notified of these abnormal changes by email and also via mobile application (iPhone or iPad), allowing early intervention to prevent...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news