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Epidemiology of burn injuries in Kosovo: a 10-year review - Arifi H, Ahmeti H, Zatriqi V, Buja Z, Duci S, Rexhaj Z, Arifi N.
Burns are the most devastating form of trauma. They are among the most devastating injuries a child can sustain, and coupled with prolonged aggressive and non-aggressive medical and nursing therapies, can result in long-term physical and psychological conc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Impact of workplace violence against nurses' thriving at work, job satisfaction, and turnover intention:a cross-sectional study - Zhao S, Shi Y, Sun Z, Xie F, Wang J, Zhang S, Gou T, Han X, Sun T, Fan L.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: We investigated the inter-relationships between workplace violence (WPV), thriving at work, and turnover intention among Chinese nurses and explored the action mechanism among these variables. BACKGROUND: WPV is a dangerous occ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Conceptualizing workplace cyberbullying: toward a definition for research and practice in nursing - D'Souza N, Forsyth D, Tappin D, Catley B.
AIMS: To explore nurses' understandings and perceptions of workplace cyberbullying, in order to develop a relevant and meaningful definition of the phenomenon for future research and practice. BACKGROUND: Although previous research places nurses at... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Psychiatric nurses' attitudes towards violent behaviour: a Brazilian study - Dias MGPF, de Vargas D.
This study examines nurses' attitudes towards violent behaviour and the management of aggressiveness. A convenience sample of 185 nurses working in psychiatric urgent care and emergency services in Brazil responded to the MAVAS-BR. The results show that nu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Seattle-based Biller Family Foundation donates $1 million to cancer-research hospital
This gift will help educate doctors and nurses across the country on the benefits of supportive services that address the psychological, spiritual and social needs of cancer patients and their families. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

Seattle-based Biller Family Foundation donates $1 million to cancer-research hospital
This gift will help educate doctors and nurses across the country on the benefits of supportive services that address the psychological, spiritual and social needs of cancer patients and their families. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

Duchess of Cambridge to launch drive to raise nurse status
The Duchess of Cambridge is to help launch an international campaign later this month, which is aiming to boost the status and profile of the nursing profession across the world. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 19, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Tuition fees review ‘needs to support wider access’
“Any change in tuition fees needs to support wider access for students that need flexibility in study options,” UNISON head of higher education Donna Rowe-Merriman said today. She was speaking after prime minister Theresa May admitted that students in England face “one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world”, and announced an “independent review of fees and student finance” to take place over the next year. Tuition fees in England currently stand at £9,250 a year, which leaves student nurses, for instance, qualifying with a debt of more than £50...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article he higher ed higher education universities Source Type: news

Plans for $22.5M nursing home, pediatric heart transplant program denied by state
Arnold Palmer Medical Center's $1.5 million plan gets turned down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Plans for $22.5M nursing home, pediatric heart transplant program denied by state
Arnold Palmer Medical Center's $1.5 million plan gets turned down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Morning Break: NSCLC Approval; School Nurses;'Human-Sheep Hybrids'?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Guam Lifts Nurse Practitioner Hurdle, Joining U.S. Mainland Momentum
Guam joins 22 U.S. states and the District of Columbia in granting full practice authority to nurse practitioners. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:CVS NYSE:WMT Source Type: news

Breakthrough in search for diagnostic test for autism
New tests that focus on damage to proteins in blood plasma could indicate autism in children, according to UK researchers, who say their breakthrough could lead to earlier diagnosis. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 19, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

UNISON and Nursing Times partnership helps support next generation of nurses
UNISON has teamed up with the Nursing Times to offer student members an exclusive 40% discount to a subscription.* Nursing Times has been established as the independent voice of the nursing profession and a resource for both professional nurses and students since its inception in 1905. The monthly print magazine, combined with its online companion, has a library of double-blind, peer-reviewed clinical articles, news, opinion and online learning units to help to educate, inform and inspire nurses at all levels and disciplines. A subscription to Nursing Times helps readers stay informed with developments relating to their pr...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: cullenm Tags: Article News nursing nursing students student nurses Source Type: news

Measles cases ‘rebounded’ in Europe last year, warns WHO
Europe experienced a 400% increase in measles cases in 2017, compared to previous year, the World Health Organization has warned. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 19, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

'We've got a problem here': B.C. civil liberties group concerned doctor fingerprinted to prove his identity
A civil liberties association and doctors group in B.C. are raising concerns after a doctor whose name is similar to a sex offender's was ordered to be fingerprinted to prove his identity. The doctor predicts all doctors and nurses will be required to be fingerprinted down the road — a suspicion the RCMP appears to confirm in an email to CBC News. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Adherence Discussions With Parents of Children With Asthma Adherence Discussions With Parents of Children With Asthma
Find out how to effectively engage caregivers of children with asthma regarding the importance of medication adherence.Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Nurse Leaders: Get to Know Trio of Reimbursement Models
(MedPage Today) -- Jennifer Thew, RN, makes sense of dollars and cents tied to patient care (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What a Knockout
(MedPage Today) -- Working as a perianesthesia nurse (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Nursing students' perceptions of teachers' uncivil behaviors: a qualitative research - Masoumpoor A, Borhani F, Abbaszadeh A, Rassouli M.
One of the main issues in nursing education that teachers and students frequently encounter is uncivil behaviors. This type of behavior is destructive for the teaching and learning environment. As teachers play an important role in nursing students' educat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Violence towards emergency nurses. The Italian National Survey 2016: a qualitative study - Ramacciati N, Ceccagnoli A, Addey B, Rasero L.
INTRODUCTION: Physical and verbal aggression against health professionals, particularly nurses, is globally serious and widespread, with the most vulnerable being nurses working in the Accident and Emergency Department. Most international research into thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Educating nurses to screen and intervene for intimate partner violence during pregnancy - Bermele C, Andresen PA, Urbanski S.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a problem affecting women and families across the nation, and it has been associated with adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes. Here we describe how our team implemented an evidence-based protocol for the screening of pre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Pediatric nurses' perceived knowledge and beliefs of evidence-based practice in the care of children and adolescents with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury - Oyesanya TO, Snedden TR.
PURPOSE: Pediatric nurses play a significant role in all phases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) recovery, particularly during the hospital stay. Although evidence-based nursing practice is known to improve patient outcomes, limited research exists on nurse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Pilot study of a novel partnership for installing smoke alarms - Omaki EC, Frattaroli S, Shields WC, McDonald EM, Rizzutti N, Appy MK, Voiles D, Jamison S, Gielen AC.
OBJECTIVEs To demonstrate the feasibility of partnering fire department personnel and home visiting nurses to increase the number of low-income homes protected by smoke alarms. METHODS During a regularly scheduled home visit, nurses at the Nurse-Fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Significant Challenges for Developmental - Behavioral Peds
Care issues include long waits, high case complexity, poor reimbursement, and provider burnout (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 17, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Anti - Heroin Vaccine Shows Promise Against Lethal Doses
TLR9 agonist in presence of alum is stable over 30 days, elicits strong anti - heroin antibody titers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 16, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses Predominate 2017 - 2018 Season
Vaccine effectiveness estimated at 25 percent against A(H3N2) (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Follow - Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors
Many young adult cancer survivors do not follow up properly, independent of disease type or insurance (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Conference News, Source Type: news

mSakhi in Pictures
February 16, 2018The mobile app is transforming maternal and child health care in a Himalayan state.One of the smaller states in India, Uttarakhand lies in the Himalayan foothills with international borders touching Nepal and China. It ’s a land of mighty rivers, forests, hills, and mountains. Rich in natural resources, it boasts a variety of flora and fauna, including medicinal plants, tigers, and elephants. The terrain, striking and beautiful, also makes it hard for people, particularly those in the middle Himalayan ranges, to access health care, including high-quality maternal and child health services.Many villag...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbales Source Type: news

Short-acting asthma relievers linked to fertility problems
Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to an international study, including UK patients. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Not recognising memory problems ‘predicts’ Alzheimer’s
Not being aware of memory problems predicts the onset of Alzheimer ’s disease, according to researchers, who say it could provide clinicians with insights on clinical progression to dementia. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

New unit ‘tangible sign’ of changes at Morecambe Bay
A trust at the centre of a major review of maternity safety with national implications has marked the progress it has made in the last three years with the official opening of a new birth centre. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

NMC releases draft skills list for nursing associate training
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has unveiled a list of over 90 procedures and communication skills that nursing associates should be trained in, as part of draft proposals published yesterday. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Nurses who clean the most may be at respiratory risk
Women who regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at work appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not, according to new research. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Diet: 10 Things I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me Gluten-Free Diet: 10 Things I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me
After being diagnosed with celiac disease as an adult, I was told very little other than to follow a gluten-free diet. Here are 10 things I wish my doctor had told me upon diagnosis.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Article Source Type: news

Trust ’s midwives to train using realistic birth simulator
Maternity staff at a teaching hospital are set to welcome a new piece of clinical training equipment that provides realistic simulations of childbirth, following a successful trial of the technology. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN consults its members on decriminalising abortion
The Royal College of Nursing is launching a UK-wide survey of its members on the principle of removing criminal sanctions from termination of pregnancy. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Outrage Over Tsvangirai Hospital Picture
[New Zimbabwe] A hospital staffer suspected to have circulated a picture of then hospitalised and now late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai could be in hot water after outraged Zimbabweans wrote to the South African Nursing Council (SANC) demanding action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

2018 Health Care Heroes finalist: Mary Pat Gilligan
Mary Pat Gilligan is executive director of perioperative nursing for TriHealth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

2018 Health Care Heroes finalist: Mary Pat Gilligan
Mary Pat Gilligan is executive director of perioperative nursing for TriHealth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

2018 Health Care Heroes finalist: Abby Bradburn
Abby Bradburn is a registered nurse manager of health services for Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

2018 Health Care Heroes finalist: Mary Schmidt
Mary Schmidt is a health advocate nurse at the Newport Aquarium. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

2018 Health Care Heroes finalist: Abby Bradburn
Abby Bradburn is a registered nurse manager of health services for Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

2018 Health Care Heroes finalist: Mary Schmidt
Mary Schmidt is a health advocate nurse at the Newport Aquarium. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

Expanding the Abortion Provider Workforce: A Qualitative Study of Organizations Implementing a New California Policy
CONCLUSIONSCalifornia's expansion of the abortion-providing workforce had a positive impact on patient care in the sampled organizations. However, various organizational obstacles must be addressed to more fully realize the benefits of having NPs, CNMs and PAs provide aspiration abortions. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Many in Oregon View Alcohol As More Harmful Than Marijuana
In survey, 52.5 percent called alcohol more harmful, 40 percent considered the two equally harmful (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 16, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

GPs, nurses and healthcare professionals told to safeguard victims of ‘county lines’
Across the country, young people and vulnerable adults are being exploited by gangs to move and sell drugs on their behalf in suburban areas, market towns and coastal regions. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

MPs call for improvement to benefit assessments
On 14 February 2018, an influential group of MPs published a new report evaluating the assessment process for two forms of financial support, Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and making strong recommendations for improvements.PIP is a source of financial support designed to help people with disabilities and long-term conditions to manage the extra costs of their condition. ESA offers financial support for those unable to work, as well as personalised help with getting back into work if people are able to take steps towards employment.PIP and ESA are two benefits that many peop...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - February 16, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Are You Interested in Helping Parents and Their Young Children?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - February 15, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum
February 20, 2018 2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news