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Formal carers providing end-of-life care and bereavement support to people with intellectual disabilities have unmet learning needs
Unmet learning needs exist among staff supporting people with intellectual disabilities at end of life and in bereavement, which should be addressed within care settings. There is evidence that partnership working between intellectual disability and palliative care services can enable the end-of-life care needs of people with intellectual disabilities to be more effectively assessed and addressed. Further studies are required to explore staff experiences in supporting people with intellectual disabilities in these sensitive issues. Research studies evidence that staff in both intellectual disability and palliat...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Medical Bill Can't Be Right, Can It? This Medical Bill Can't Be Right, Can It?
With high-deductible insurance, patients are learning and questioning the true costs of care.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Viewpoint Source Type: news

What is the future of harmonized standards?
Nele Zgavc, BSI Group  For national standards bodies, 2018 brings a big challenge as we aim to generate appropriate revisions of key standards that manufacturers use to show compliance to essential requirements. These harmonized standards include an Annex ZA/ZZ which represents the correlation between the requirements in the EU Medical Devices Directives (MDD, AIMD, IVDD) and the standard in question. Now that we are moving towards the EU Medical Devices Regulations EU 2017/745 and the IN-Vitro Diagnostic Regulation EU 2017-746 (MDR & IVDR), the technical committees are reviewing their portfolio to establish what ...
Source: Mass Device - April 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog BSI Group Source Type: news

CS 3600 Intraoral Scanner Outperforms Other Scanners, Traditional Impression, in Finish Line Accuracy
ATLANTA —Since its launch in 2016, the accuracy of Carestream Dental ’s CS 3600 intraoral scanner has beenconsistently confirmed by international third-party scientific research. Now, the scanner has once again been recognized for its outstanding performance in finish line accuracy.“Finish Line Distinctness and Accuracy in 7 Intraoral Scanners versus Conventional Impression: An In-vitro Descriptive Comparison, ”* published in BMC Oral Health, aims to highlight differences, if any, in finish line distinctness and finish line accuracy among seven intraoral scanners and one traditional impression.The s...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do about brown spots on your teeth
Brown spots can form anywhere on the teeth, including between teeth or on the tooth surface. These brown or yellowish stains can result from dental procedures, but they more commonly indicate cavities or a buildup of plaque. Here, learn about the many causes, and potential ways to remove these stubborn stains. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

PNR Rendezvous session on social media evaluation
Session title: “Beyond the Memes: Social Media Evaluation” When: April 18,  1:00pm PT, noon Alaska Time, 2:00pm MT Presenter: Kalyna Durbak, Program Coordinator, NNLM National Evaluation Office If you engage users on social media, you know that it takes a lot of time and effort- but how do you know if your hard work is paying off? Join this PNR Rendezvous webinar session where you will learn the basics about social media analytics, and how to use the data to evaluate social media campaigns and programs. You will also learn the basic principles of evaluation, such as creating realistic outcomes and objectiv...
Source: Dragonfly - April 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Training & Education evaluation social media Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a volvulus?
A volvulus occurs when part of the small or large intestine twists, causing a dangerous blockage. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms in both adults and children, as well as how a volvulus is treated. We also look at what complications can occur, including sepsis, short bowel syndrome, and death. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

UNISON: 25 years strong
Our union is strong as we approach our 25th anniversary, general secretary Dave Prentis told UNISON’s national executive council at its meeting in London. “The Trade Union Act was designed to break us, but we haven’t allowed that to happen,” he said. The union has now largely secured its income by agreeing new arrangements covering some 8000 employers to allow continued deduction of union subscriptions directly from salaries, as required by the new Act. “Originally the plan was to end check-off altogether and that would have been a massive attack on our union. We fought that off, and now we ha...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article NEC Source Type: news

To learn about mental health, Winnipeg police put voices in their heads
A Winnipeg company has created a program to help police experience what it's like to hear voices in your head to improve the way officers respond to people in mental health crisis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Using tabletop exercises as an innovative and practical teaching strategy in response to external disaster scenarios - Evans CA, Schwartz R.
Transferring previous learning to novel and unfamiliar health care situations is a challenge that nurses face daily. As a nursing classroom experience, tabletop exercises provide nursing students with open-ended decision-making opportunities to manage real... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Exclusive: NHS regulator sets out 'back to basics' vision
The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has pledged to “get back to the basics” to improve its handling of NHS complaints and help trusts learn from its work. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Spacing of Practice and Learning Brand Name and Generic Drugs Spacing of Practice and Learning Brand Name and Generic Drugs
This study investigated the impact of spacing of practice in a self-paced course introducing medical terminology and Top 200 medications.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment? Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment?
Learning how to correctly incorporate Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) codes can have positive effect on payment as well as present a more accurate picture of patient health status.Family Practice Management (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Children's gestures, and what they mean
(Bielefeld University) What role does gesturing play as children learn to speak? What gestures do they use to complement their verbal statements? Can computer-assisted models of language acquisition help explain the different types of gestures? In the new project 'EcoGest,' researchers are investigating how children's use of gestures is connected to communication. Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC), from linguistics at Bielefeld University, and from psycholinguistics at Paderborn University are working together on the project. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Predicting reaction performance in C-N cross-coupling using machine learning
Machine learning methods are becoming integral to scientific inquiry in numerous disciplines. We demonstrated that machine learning can be used to predict the performance of a synthetic reaction in multidimensional chemical space using data obtained via high-throughput experimentation. We created scripts to compute and extract atomic, molecular, and vibrational descriptors for the components of a palladium-catalyzed Buchwald-Hartwig cross-coupling of aryl halides with 4-methylaniline in the presence of various potentially inhibitory additives. Using these descriptors as inputs and reaction yield as output, we showed that a...
Source: ScienceNOW - April 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ahneman, D. T., Estrada, J. G., Lin, S., Dreher, S. D., Doyle, A. G. Tags: Chemistry reports Source Type: news

Erratum for the Report "Predicting reaction performance in C-N cross-coupling using machine learning" by D. T. Ahneman, J. G. Estrada, S. Lin, S. D. Dreher, A. G. Doyle
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - April 12, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Errata Source Type: news

Flagship Biosciences to Present Computational Tissue Analysis...
Visit AACR booth 3404 to learn more about Flagship solutions(PRWeb April 12, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15393568.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UCLA researchers use search engines, social media to predict syphilis trends
UCLA-led research finds that internet search terms and tweets related to sexual risk behaviors can predict when and where syphilis trends will occur.Two studies from the UCLA-based University of California Institute for Prediction Technology, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, found an association between certain risk-related terms that Google and Twitter users researched or tweeted about and subsequent syphilis trends that were reported to the CDC. The researchers were able to pinpoint these cases at state or county levels, depending on the platform used.“Many of the most s...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Martin Library, York, PA
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Part of the Story 2017: Opioid Addiction A poem from one of the program participants The Part of the Story program was funded by a donation to offer a community read for York County teens around a topic of current interest. The program was piloted in four libraries in 2017. Teens read the book ‘Smack’ by Melvin Burgess and met over a five week period to engage in conversation with individual...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - April 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

UAB to receive funding from Pfizer for rheumatoid arthritis study
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will receive funding from a pharmaceutical giant to help adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis and their caregivers make decisions about their health. CreakyJoints chose UAB to receive a $500,000 research award that is funded by Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning& Change. The Mayo Clinic was also chosen to receive a $500,000 research award. Huifeng Yun is a research assistant professor at UAB's Department of Epidemiology. She is the principal investigator… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hanno van der Bijl Source Type: news

UAB to receive funding from Pfizer for rheumatoid arthritis study
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will receive funding from a pharmaceutical giant to help adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis and their caregivers make decisions about their health. CreakyJoints chose UAB to receive a $500,000 research award that is funded by Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning& Change. The Mayo Clinic was also chosen to receive a $500,000 research award. Huifeng Yun is a research assistant professor at UAB's Department of Epidemiology. She is the principal investigator… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Hanno van der Bijl Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What should you eat if you have endometriosis?
The relationship between a person ’s diet and symptoms of endometriosis are still being investigated. However, including more fruits, vegetables, and omega-3 in the diet may help prevent endometriosis or worsening symptoms. A person should avoid caffeine and alcohol. Learn more about which foods to eat and avoid here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Exercise benefits to the brain 'may be passed on'
A study in mice found that physical and mental exercise in adults improved offspring's learning ability. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Call for participation in a public health learning laboratory
The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) and the Public Health Institute (PHI) are collaborating on a " learning laboratory " to support local health departments who are considering transitioning from clinical services to more population-based strategies that address the social determinants of health and are currently seeking leaders from health departments that have undergone this transition to participate in telephone interviews. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the RICE method for injuries?
We describe the method in detail. Here, learn when, how, and why RICE is an effective treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes black gums?
The gums come in many natural colors, including red, pink, brown, and black. However, changes in gum color can indicate an underlying health problem. In this article, learn about what causes black gums, including smoking, gingivitis, Addison ’s disease, and amalgam tattoos. We also look at treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

National DNA Day - April 25
National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953. The goal of National DNA Day is to offer students, teachers and the public an opportunity to learn about and celebrate the latest advances in genomic research and explore how those advances might impact their lives. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dissociative identity disorder?
Dissociative identity disorder is a condition where one person develops multiple personalities or identities. It used to be called multiple personality disorder. In this article, learn about the causes and risk factors, as well as how it is treated. We also list the symptoms and how it is diagnosed using the DSM-5. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Tribal Accreditation Learning Community- April Webinar
April 13, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How many times a day should a person pee?
A person will usually urinate more frequently at certain times of day and when they are well hydrated. However, some medical conditions cause a person to pee too often or not often enough. Pregnancy and advancing age can also play a role. Here, learn what causes irregular or frequent urination and how to manage it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Overactive Bladder (OAB) Source Type: news

Manchester Arena bombing: lessons learnt from a mass casualty incident - Craigie RJ, Farrelly PJ, Santos R, Smith SR, Pollard JS, Jones DJ.
On 22 May 2017 Salman Abedi detonated an improvised explosive device in the Manchester Arena resulting in 23 deaths (including the attacker). This was the deadliest terrorist attack on UK soil since the 2005 London bombings, but was only one of five mass c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Deep learning performs superresolution MSK MRI
A deep-learning algorithm can transform low-resolution, thick-slice knee MR...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Machine learning may identify medulloblastoma subtypes Is artificial intelligence ethical in healthcare? Deep learning may produce sharp reductions in DBT dose AI can help distinguish lung nodules on CT scans Can AI help in the fight against gadolinium deposition? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis
What is levamisole-induced vasculitis? Learn more about this condition and find out how it's best diagnosed and treated.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Vasoplegia Treatments: The Past, the Present, and the Future Vasoplegia Treatments: The Past, the Present, and the Future
Learn more about the current treatments and new therapies on the horizon for vasoplegia.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

International Conference on Learning & Memory to feature world's leading brain scientists
(University of California - Irvine) On April 18-22, 2018, the UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory will host 800 of the world's foremost brain scientists for the 2018 International Conference on Learning and Memory. Scientists at the conference will present late-breaking research on topics such as Alzheimer's disease, drug addiction, exercise and the brain, depression, stress and more. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Student class engagement soars when they use personal data to learn
(Brigham Young University) Brigham Young University life sciences professors have found that giving students access to their personal biological data has a profound impact on their learning experience. In a summary of their experiment, published in high-ranking scientific journal PLOS ONE, the researchers report students with access to data about their own microbiome -- the trillions of tiny microorganisms that live in a person's gut, mouth and skin -- are significantly more engaged and more interested in course material. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New methodology helps study of promising targeted drug delivery scaffold
(Northwestern University) Researchers studied a self-assembling virus shell to learn how to change its physical properties so it can be designed for use in detecting diseases and targeted drug delivery and vaccinations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ascend Collection
As an AARP member, you can save off the best available rate at Ascend Collection. ... Learn more details and how to access this member-only hotel benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Zipcar
As an AARP member, you can save on an annual Zipcar AARP membership, plus a free driving credit. ... Learn more details about this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Budget Truck Rental
As an AARP member, you can save on truck rentals. ... Learn more details and how to access this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Payless Car Rental
As an AARP member, you can save on base rates, plus get access to free upgrades. ... Learn more details and how to access this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Budget Rent-A-Car
As an AARP member, you can save on base rates and get access to upgrades. ... Learn more details and how to access this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP Travel Center powered by Expedia
As an AARP member, you can save at select hotels and at Avis, Budget, and Payless car rentals. ... Learn more and how to access this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Infographic: Rectal cancer treatment
Learn more about rectal cancer. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com? (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Quiz: Are You Aware of Multiple Myeloma –Related Disparities?
Take our latest quiz to learn about differences in MM incidence, complications, and treatment among men, women, and various racial and ethnic groups. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Multiple Myeloma Quiz Source Type: news

Webinar: Fostering Community Connections on Citizen Science Day and Beyond
This webinar (recorded 4/4/2018) provides a general overview of citizen science, highlight recent activities to support libraries as community hubs for citizen science, and showcase free resources available to librarians who want to jump in now by promoting citizen science at libraries leading up to, during, and after Citizen Science Day on April 14, 2018. Presenters: Darlene Cavalier, professor of practice at Arizona State University and the founder of SciStarter, a citizen science database and platform, and Dan Stanton, Associate Librarian in the Engagement and Learning Services Department of the Arizona State University...
Source: MCR News - April 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Health Sciences K-12 Public Libraries Source Type: news

Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community PLA Pre-Conference Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, March 20, 2018
Written for Midwest Matters by Sherri McConnell What happens when a roomful of librarians get together to talk, eat and breathe health and wellness for a day? You get enthusiastic conversation, lots of ideas and determination to create programming at their home libraries. On March 20 over 80 librarians from all over the country got together at a Public Library Association pre-conference workshop to learn about health information from knowledgeable NNLM staff and to learn from each other. Participating in the workshop and doing a little homework earned you the Consumer Health Information Specialist certification from the M...
Source: The Cornflower - April 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Bobbi Newman Tags: Public Libraries libs4health PLA2018 public libraries and health stand up for health Success Stories Source Type: news

School EOPs (Emergency Operations Plans) In-Depth: Planning for Infectious Diseases
U.S. Department of Education. 09/2017 This four-module course has been designed to help users learn how to incorporate infectious disease planning into a school emergency operations plan (EOP). It discusses how to define and explain the purpose of an Infectious Disease Annex; identify the types of circumstances that lead to Infectious Disease Annex activation; explain the functions and recommended contents of an Infectious Disease Annex; and explain the integration of infectious disease planning with relevant functional annexes. (Video or Multimedia) Site requires free registration. (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide fo...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

CQOE and Funky Math
FDA's Digital Health Software Precertification (Pre-Cert) Program has proposed various measures that might be used to determine whether a software developer in the Software as Medical Device (SaMD) space has demonstrated that the quality of its operations is sufficient to provide reasonable assurance that its SaMD product is safe and effective. Culture of quality and organization excellence (CQOE) is something like the quality system as defined by the Quality System Regulations (QSR) (21CFR820), but it is not identical to the QSR. They share the philosophy that process is a measure of product, but regular devices...
Source: MDDI - April 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: William A. Hyman Tags: Software Source Type: news

Machine Predicts Inpatient Sepsis 5 Hours Sooner Machine Predicts Inpatient Sepsis 5 Hours Sooner
Deep machine learning that looks at data points throughout the course of a patient's hospital stay outperforms existing predictors of sepsis, investigators report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news