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Evaluating remote facilitation intensity for multi-national translation of nurse-initiated stroke protocols (QASC Australasia): a protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
DISCUSSION: We will generate new evidence on the most effective facilitation intensity to support implementation of nurse-initiated stroke protocols nationwide, reducing geographical barriers for those in rural and remote areas.TRIAL REGISTRATION: ACTRN12622000028707. Registered 14 January, 2022.PMID:36703172 | PMC:PMC9879239 | DOI:10.1186/s13012-023-01260-9
Source: Rural Remote Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Rural Health Authors: O Fasugba S Dale E McInnes D A Cadilhac M Noetel K Coughlan B McElduff J Kim T Langley N W Cheung K Hill V Pollnow K Page E Sanjuan Menendez E Neal S Griffith L J Christie J Slark A Ranta C Levi J M Grimshaw S Middleton Source Type: research
Using body cameras to quantify the duration of a Code Stroke and identify workflow issues: a continuous observation workflow time study
Conclusions Codes are time intensive. Time spent on decision-making was a relatively small component of the overall Code duration. Data from body cameras can provide granular data on all aspects of Code workflow to inform potential areas for improvement at individual centres.
Source: BMJ Open - January 25, 2023 Category: General Medicine Authors: Wong, J. Z. W., Park, P. S. W., Frost, T., Stephens, K., Newk-Fon Hey Tow, F. K., Garcia, P. G., Senanayake, C., Choi, P. M. C. Tags: Open access, Neurology Source Type: research
Promoting adherence to stroke secondary prevention behaviours by imparting behaviour change skills: protocol for a single-arm pilot trial of Living Well After Stroke
Introduction Survivors of stroke have an elevated risk of recurrent stroke. Prompt intervention to support healthy lifestyle modification following an initial stroke is crucial for effective secondary prevention of stroke. However, many patients do not receive adequate postdischarge support for secondary prevention, particularly if not referred to inpatient rehabilitation. Living Well After Stroke is a health promotion programme based on the health action process approach (HAPA), which is designed to support this underserviced group to improve and self-manage secondary prevention behavioural performance (eg, diet, exercise...
Source: BMJ Open - January 24, 2023 Category: General Medicine Authors: Smith, S., Parkinson, J., Caitens, T., Sanders, A., Murphy, L., Hamilton, K. Tags: Open access, Public health Source Type: research
Unlucky numbers: Fighting murder convictions that rest on shoddy stats
LEIDEN, THE NETHERLANDS— When a Dutch nurse named Lucia de Berk stood trial for serial murder in 2003, statistician Richard Gill was aware of the case. But he saw no reason to stick his nose into it. De Berk was a pediatric nurse at Juliana Children’s Hospital in The Hague. In 2001, after a baby died while she was on duty, a colleague told superiors that De Berk had been present at a suspiciously high number of deaths and resuscitations. Hospital staff immediately informed the police. When investigators reexamined records from De Berk’s shifts, they found 10 suspicious incidents. Three other hospitals where D...
Source: Science of Aging Knowledge Environment - January 19, 2023 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
The 5 Best Ways to Control High Cholesterol, According to People With the Condition
There are a variety of factors that influence cardiovascular risk—but cholesterol is one of the first things that doctors pay attention to. Having high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is “definitely a variable we try to manage, because it’s been shown to be problematic for heart health,” says Dr. Adriana Quinones-Camacho, a cardiologist at NYU Langone Health. Though it’s often called the “bad” kind of cholesterol, LDL cholesterol makes up most of your body’s cholesterol stores. That means it’s not a villain on its own, but when levels start creeping ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate heart health Source Type: news
IJERPH, Vol. 20, Pages 1581: Redesigning Rural Acute Stroke Care: A Person-Centered Approach
pbell Stroke service delivery in rural areas in Australia lacks evidence-based, best practice care protocols as a result of limited resources and opportunity. Healthcare redesign is an approach to improving health services by understanding barriers and enablers to service provision and work with users to develop solutions for improvement. This research aimed to qualitatively evaluate stroke care in rural Tasmania using a person-centered approach, as part of a larger healthcare redesign initiative to improve acute stroke care. Semi-structured interviews, aimed at gaining insight into experiences of healthcare staff and ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - January 15, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Sarah J. Prior Carey A. Mather Steven J. Campbell Tags: Article Source Type: research
9 Ways to Squeeze in More Steps Every Day
Every day for the past decade, I’ve tried to dethrone the family walking champ: my 67-year-old dad. Despite my youthful advantage—he has more than 30 years on me, as he’s quick to point out—I haven’t logged more steps than him once. I find this to be both mortifying and a point of vicarious pride; his fitness is remarkable. It’s also excellent motivation to find creative ways to finally out-walk him. My dad and I compete using our favorite pedometer app, which displays each day’s steps in a bar graph. (While we both wear Apple Watches, we like the app best for logging the entire da...
Source: TIME: Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angela Haupt Tags: Uncategorized Exercise & Fitness healthscienceclimate Source Type: news
Sleep disordered breathing has minimal association with retinal microvascular diameters in a non-diabetic sleep clinic cohort
ConclusionNo major SDB associations with CRAE or CRVE were identified, although the RFM/CPAP intervention reduced evening CRVE for severe OSA patients. Implications for cerebro-vascular disease risk remain uncertain. Trial registrationThe protocol was registered with the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (Trial Id: ACTRN12620000694910).
Source: PLoS One - January 10, 2023 Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Kristina Kairaitis Source Type: research
Relationship Between MicroRNA Signature and Arterial Stiffness in Patients With Ischemic Stroke
CONCLUSIONS: The expression level of let-7i was independently related to arterial stiffness in patients with cerebral infarction, suggesting that it plays a pathophysiological role in atherosclerosis.PMID:36606643 | DOI:10.3988/jcn.2023.19.1.28
Source: Atherosclerosis - January 6, 2023 Category: Cardiology Authors: Sang-Jin Lee Jeong-Min Kim Eun Sun Lee Kwang-Yeol Park Hye Ryoun Kim Source Type: research