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Post-acute care setting is associated with employment after burn injury - Espinoza LF, Simko LC, Goldstein R, McMullen KA, Slocum C, Silver JK, Herndon DN, Suman OE, Meyer WJ, Gibran NS, Kowalske K, Zafonte R, Ryan CM, Schneider JC.
OBJECTIVE: To examine differences in long-term employment outcomes of adult burn survivors by post-acute care setting. DESIGN: Retrospective review of the prospectively collected Burn Model System National Database. SETTING: and Participants: A tot...
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Incidence of post-traumatic pneumonia in poly-traumatized patients: identifying the role of traumatic brain injury and chest trauma - Hofman M, Andruszkow H, Kobbe P, Poeze M, Hildebrand F.
PURPOSE: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chest trauma are common injuries in severely injured patients. Both entities are well known to be associated with severe post-traumatic complications, including pneumonia, a common complication with a significant i...
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reliability of police reports when assessing health information at the forensic post-mortem examination-using schizophrenia as a model - Busch JR, Banner J.
Autopsies continue to be the most reliable source of mortality statistics; however, more and more death certificates are based on the post-mortem external examination (PME) alone. Forensic PMEs differ from clinical PMEs, because the forensic pathologist us...
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Structural and functional brain alterations in post-traumatic headache attributed to mild traumatic brain injury: a narrative review - Schwedt TJ.
Introduction: By definition, post-traumatic headache (PTH) attributed to mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is not associated with brain structural abnormalities that are seen on routine clinical inspection of brain images. However, subtle brain str...
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: One simple post-meal exercise may reduce swelling - have you tried this?
STOMACH bloating is an all too familiar inconvenience. An evening meal can often spells trouble for those prone to puffing out. One simple post-meal exercise may just do the trick.
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder and associated factors among Koshe landslide survivors, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a community-based, cross-sectional study - Asnakew S, Shumet S, Ginbare W, Legas G, Haile K.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and associated factors among the survivors of Koshe landslide, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018. DESIGN: Community-based cross-sectional design. SETTING: Koshe landslide, Addi...
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Post-traumatic growth, dissociation, and sexual revictimization in female childhood sexual abuse survivors - Lahav Y, Ginzburg K, Spiegel D.
BACKGROUND: Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) survivors are at high risk of sexual revictimization. At the same time, some survivors report positive transformations resulting from the traumatic experience, a phenomenon known as post-traumatic growth (PTG). Alth...
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sleep problems contribute to post-concussive symptoms in service members with a history of mild traumatic brain injury without posttraumatic stress disorder or major depressive disorder - Lu LH, Reid MW, Cooper DB, Kennedy JE.
BACKGROUND: Many with a history of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience sleep problems, which are also common symptoms of stress-related and mood disorders. OBJECTIVE: To determine if sleep problems contributed unique variance to post-concu...
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Metformin May Cut Mortality Risk in Post-Pancreatitis Diabetes
MONDAY, July 1, 2019 -- Metformin use may promote a survival benefit in individuals with post-pancreatitis diabetes mellitus (PPDM), but not pancreatic cancer-related diabetes (PCRD), according to a study published online June 21 in Diabetes...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gender differences in suicide and self-directed violence risk among veterans with post-traumatic stress and substance use disorders - Ronzitti S, Loree AM, Potenza MN, Decker SE, Wilson SM, Abel EA, Haskell SG, Brandt CA, Goulet JL.
BACKGROUND: Veterans have a high prevalence of both post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders (SUDs), which are related to suicide risk. Exploring gender-related differences in suicidal behavior risk among this subgroup of veterans ...
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Randomized controlled trials of rehabilitation services in the post-acute phase of moderate and severe traumatic brain injury - a systematic review - R øe C, Tverdal C, Howe EI, Tenovuo O, Azouvi P, Andelic N.
Background and aims: There is a gap in knowledge regarding effective rehabilitation service delivery in the post-acute phase after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Recently, Gutenbrunner et al. proposed a classification system for health-related rehabi...
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trauma in the newsroom: social support, post-traumatic stress and post-traumatic growth among journalists working with terror - Id ås T, Backholm K, Korhonen J.
Background: Journalists who cover traumatic events are at risk of developing long-term impairment, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The exposure may also result in perceived positive outcomes, conceptualised as post-traumatic growth (P...
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Survey of child neurologists on management of pediatric post-traumatic headache - Pearson R, Levyim D, Choe M, Taraman S, Langdon R.
Traumatic brain injury causes significant morbidity in youth, and headache is the most common postconcussive symptom. No established guidelines exist for pediatric post-traumatic headache management. We aimed to characterize common clinical practices of ch...
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Researchers look to unlock post-traumatic stress disorder puzzle
(Penn State) A team of Penn State and University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine researchers is attempting to answer a question that has long puzzled experts: Why do some individuals suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing trauma, and others do not?
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Influence of the ferrule effect on the failure of fiber-reinforced composite post-and-core restorations: A systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionsDespite the limited number of available studies, the results of this meta-analysis suggest that the ferrule effect does not significantly reduce the failure rate in fiber-reinforced composite post-and-core restorations.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 26, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety review of post-market reports of serious bleeding events with the anticoagulant Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 26, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Title: effectiveness of post-hospital intensive residential rehabilitation after acquired brain injury: outcomes of 256 program completers compared to participants in a residential supported living program - Groff A, Malec JF, Braunling-McMorrow D.
Establishing the effectiveness of post-hospital residential rehabilitation programs in the treatment of brain injury is a complicated undertaking. Due to the complex and unique needs of each individual, a custom-tailoring of interventions is required. As a...
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mozambique: As Post-Cyclone Resettlement, 200 000 People Lack Access to Health Services in Mozambique
[WHO] Maputo, 21 June 2019 - 94 health facilities damaged or destroyed by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth remain unsafe and 200 000 people who have been resettled live more than 5 km away from a functioning health facility, according to a recent Post-Disaster Needs Assessment and latest data.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Safer Way to Ease Post-Surgical Pain
Title: The Safer Way to Ease Post-Surgical PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/20/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 20, 2019 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and behavior in adults with major depressive disorder treated with vortioxetine: post hoc pooled analyses of randomized, placebo-controlled, short-term and open-label, long-term extension trials - Mahableshwarkar AR, Affinito J, Reines EH, Xu J, Nomikos G, Jacobsen PL.
This study aimed to evaluate the risk of suicidal ideation and behavior associated with vortioxetine treatment in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD). METHODS: Suicide-related events were evaluated post hoc using 2 study pools: ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Perceptions of family relationships and post-traumatic stress symptoms of children exposed to domestic violence - Paul O.
This study examines the association between exposure to domestic violence, children's perceptions of family relationships, and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, and explores the moderating role of children's perceptions of family relationships. T...
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Network analysis and precision rehabilitation for the post-concussion syndrome - Iverson GL.
Some people experience persistent symptoms following a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), and the etiology of those symptoms has been debated for generations. Post-concussion-like symptoms are caused by many factors both before and after MTBI, and this no...
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The One Side Effect Of Trauma We Rarely Talk About
Postcoital dysphoria, or post-sex blues, can have a huge impact on trauma survivors — even during pleasurable sex.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How PTSD Can Deeply Affect A Person ' s Sex Life (And What To Do About It)
Postcoital dysphoria, or post-sex blues, can have a huge impact on trauma survivors — even during pleasurable sex.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Big Number: 22 percent of people in conflict-affected areas have mental disorders
The health conditions included depression and anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorders, and the percentage far exceeds the general population.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Uganda: Medics Warned On Giving HIV Post-Exposure Drugs to Minors
[Monitor] Medical practitioners in the eastern districts have been warned against administering HIV Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) drugs to children below 12 years, saying it damages their liver.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

10 Things To Know If You Love Someone With PTSD
People with post-traumatic stress disorder share what they wish loved ones better understood about the mental health condition.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New nursing post launched in Wales to keep children out of hospital
A national charity has launched a new nursing post in North East Wales to help seriously ill children get the care they need closer to their homes and families.
Source: Nursing Times - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The Latest: UCLA did not report sexual assault post on Yelp
A UCLA Health spokeswoman confirms the hospital system was aware of a Yelp post alleging a sexual assault by a former gynecologist but failed to act
Source: ABC News: Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Post-Approval Study Finds No Surprises With Argus II Retinal Implant Post-Approval Study Finds No Surprises With Argus II Retinal Implant
Post-approval follow-up of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System shows safety and visual function outcomes similar to those in previous trials, according to a company-funded study.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - June 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

PTSD Includes Physical Symptoms. Here Are Some Of Them.
Post-traumatic stress disorder doesn't just take a toll on mental health ― it causes bodily harm, too.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is What PTSD Can Feel Like Physically
Post-traumatic stress disorder doesn't just take a toll on mental health ― it causes bodily harm, too.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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New post-hoc analysis shows consistent cardiorenal risk reductions of empagliflozin in a sub-group of adults with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease without overt proteinuriaFindings from a post-hoc analysis of the EMPA-REG OUTCOME ® trial in adults with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease without overt proteinuria were presented at the 79th American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions®
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - June 10, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Negative life events and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms: a moderated mediation model of only-child status and depressive symptoms - Jin Y, Zeng P, An J, Xu J.
OBJECTIVES: Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms (PTSS) and depressive symptoms are the most common adolescent psychological effects from earthquakes, with negative life events significantly influencing PTSS prolongation. However, the underlying mediati...
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence, comorbidity and predictors of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety in adolescents following an earthquake - Marthoenis M, Ilyas A, Sofyan H, Schouler-Ocak M.
This study sought to assess prevalence rate, comorbidity and predictors of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety among adolescents affected by the 2016 Aceh Earthquake. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conduc...
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tracking Late AV Block Post-TAVR With Ambulatory ECG Monitoring Tracking Late AV Block Post-TAVR With Ambulatory ECG Monitoring
Tapping into technology may help identify at-risk patients and better clarify poorly understood risk factors for this post-TAVR complication.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 5, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CQC tells trusts to publish post-inspection letters
The Care Quality Commission has re-introduced post inspection letters for NHS trusts with an expectation that they are made public.
Source: HSJ - June 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHS can ’t be a post-Brexit bargaining chip for trade deals, says UNISON
Reacting to US President Donald Trump’s comment that the NHS could be part of a post-Brexit trade deal, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “The government shouldn’t stoop to allowing the NHS to be used as a bargaining chip. “We’re close to securing legislation rolling back the hated marketisation of the health service and mustn’t squander a chance to protect it from privatisation and competition. “Brexit campaigners said leaving the EU would allow billions to be piled into the NHS, not tear it apart.” Notes to editors: – UNISON is the UK’s largest union, with more than 1.3 million members p...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 4, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: Press release BREXIT Donald Trump NHS Source Type: news

Traumatic imagery following glucocorticoid administration in earthquake-related post-traumatic stress disorder: a preliminary functional magnetic resonance imaging study - Douglas KM, Groves S, Porter RJ, Jordan J, Wilson L, Melzer TR, Wise RG, Bisson JI, Bell CJ.
OBJECTIVE: Post-traumatic stress disorder involves excessive retrieval of traumatic memories. Glucocorticoids impair declarative memory retrieval. This preliminary study examined the effect of acute hydrocortisone administration on brain activation in indi...
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Response to the letter concerning the publication: Amyloid pathology fingerprint differentiates post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Mohamed AZ, et al. NeuroImage Clinical 2018 June 5;19:716-726 - Mohamed AZ, Cumming P, Nasrallah FA.
In August 2018, Weiner and colleagues raised a red flag concerning certain errors in the tables and figures of our article, "Amyloid pathology fingerprint differentiates post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. NeuroImage Clinical 2018 Ju...
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

10 Things People Constantly Get Wrong About PTSD
Experts and those who live with post-traumatic stress disorder debunk the biggest myths about the condition.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Securing Recovery Needs for Build Back Better (BBB) by Linking Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) with Sectoral Breakdown of World Risk Index (WRI)
Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). Published: 6/2019. This 34-page report describes a basic framework of the sectoral breakdown of the World Risk Index (WRI) as an initial step toward establishing a practical reference to guide disaster recovery needs for Build Back Better (BBB) in Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA). It discusses how, since BBB requires “reducing existing risk” or “increasing resilience of nations or communities,” WRI might be utilized as a reference tool to formulate valid disaster recovery needs for BBB. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gait quality and velocity influences activity tracker accuracy in individuals post-stroke - Clay L, Webb M, Hargest C, Adhia DB.
Objective: Fitbit Zip ™ (FBZ) is a low-cost user-friendly device that could help motivate individuals post-stroke to increase their physical activity. However, inaccuracy in step counts from altered gait variables could cause dissatisfaction and re...
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

'You stole my cheese!': the seven best Post-it note wars
From workplace food fights to disputes with the neighbours, the humble yellow sticky note comes into its ownIn Sydney and London, two communities are at war. Both alike in dignity – one, an office of journalists, the other a residential Brixton street – and bound together by the humble Post-it note.In Sydney, the offices of SBS (Special Broadcasting Service) have been torn apart by one person ’s quest to protect their cheese. In London, the issue of communal flowers has sparked a passive-aggressive neighbourhood row.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 31, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou Tags: Culture Australia news Social media Life and style Work & careers Psychology Source Type: news

Recent Changes in HIV Testing & Post-Exposure Follow Up
This article is designed to raise awareness of these changes to ensure that an exposed healthcare worker (HCW) receives proper care as outlined in the requirements under the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Employers must ensure that an exposed employee receives proper care and counseling as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) post-exposure guidelines and recommendations, which OSHA is tasked with enforcing. Reference to this can be found in the OSHA Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to B...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 30, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Katherine West, RN, BSN, MSEd Tags: Exclusive Articles Operations Source Type: news

Recent Changes in HIV Testing & Post-Exposure Follow-Up
This article is designed to raise awareness of these changes to ensure that an exposed healthcare worker (HCW) receives proper care as outlined in the requirements under the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Employers must ensure that an exposed employee receives proper care and counseling as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) post-exposure guidelines and recommendations, which OSHA is tasked with enforcing. Reference to this can be found in the OSHA Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to B...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 30, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Katherine West, RN, BSN, MSEd Tags: Exclusive Articles Operations Source Type: news

How does parental attachment contribute to post-traumatic growth among adolescents following an earthquake? Testing a multiple mediation model - Zhou X, Zhen R, Wu X.
This study aimed to elucidate the mechanism underlying the effect of parental attachment on post-traumatic growth (PTG) among adolescents. Nine and a half years after the Wenchuan earthquake, 872 adolescents in China were assessed using self-reported quest...
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) in Refugees
Source: National Center for PTSD [Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder] [U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs]. Published: 9/2019. Many refugees and displaced persons suffer significant psychological distress as a result of their exposure to traumatic events and the hardships associated with life as a refugee. This Web page discusses post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in refugees, traumatic events encountered by refugees, measurement issues, prevalence of PTSD, treatment, and distinct challenges. Recognition of the mental health problems associated with being a refugee has grown, but the ability to assess the mental health ne...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The unique device identifier (UDI) for medical devices will ultimately improve patient safety, modernize post-market surveillance, and facilitate innovation. The FDA issued the first warning letter for UDI violations to help ensure compliance. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xmw74  
The unique device identifier (UDI) for medical devices will ultimately improve patient safety, modernize post-market surveillance, and facilitate innovation. The FDA issued the first warning letter for UDI violations to help ensure compliance. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xmw74 
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

The @US_FDA is sharing the latest interim post-approval study results for Abiomed ’ s Impella RP System. https://go.usa.gov/xmwwN   #MedicalDevicepic.twitter.com/L5v7V82MLw
The @US_FDA is sharing the latest interim post-approval study results for Abiomed’s Impella RP System. https://go.usa.gov/xmwwN  #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/L5v7V82MLw
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news