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2017 Revised Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder): Recommendations for Medications
Source: National Center for PTSD [Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder] [U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs]. Published: 3/27/2019. The Veterans Administration/Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guideline for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was revised in 2017, providing updated recommendations for those who treat veterans. This course reviews the recommendations related to medication, including treatment selection, pharmacotherapy, augmentation therapy, prazosin, combination therapy, and non-pharmacologic biological treatments. The author highlights changes from the previous guideline edition to assist providers wi...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Predicting Post-op Delirium in Non-cardiac Surgical Patients Predicting Post-op Delirium in Non-cardiac Surgical Patients
Which biomarkers and imaging tests might be useful for predicting post-operative delirium in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery?BMC Anesthesiology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Beyond opioids: Safe, effective treatments for 4 common kinds of pain
For lower back pain, post-surgical pain, headaches and joint pain, other remedies work and aren’t as risky.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Consumer Reports Source Type: news

Depressed and Anxious? These Video Games Want to Help
A growing number of games are taking on mental health issues like depression, anger and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Source: NYT Health - March 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURA PARKER Tags: Computer and Video Games Mental Health and Disorders Anxiety and Stress Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Depression (Mental) Virtual Reality (Computers) Electronic Arts Inc Innovation Source Type: news

Gender comparisons and prevalence of child abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in adolescents - Ashraf F, Niazi F, Masood A, Malik S.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the gender differences, prevalence and cross association of abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in school-going adolescents. METHODS: The cross-sectional study was conducted in four government schools of Lahore,...
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Treating PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and Suicide Risk: Separating Myth from Fact
Source: National Center for PTSD [Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder] [U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs]. Published: 3/21/2019. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a well-established risk factor for suicidal behavior. This course reviews data that support the safe and effective treatment of PTSD among those with suicide risk, identifies common myths about individuals with PTSD and suicide risk, and describes recommendations for empirically-supported trauma therapies to treat suicidal patients with PTSD. (Video or Multimedia)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We ’ re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers ’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates https://go.usa.gov/xEMQB  
Flag: FDA issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for deficiencies in their required post-approval studies. We’re issuing these warning letters based on the manufacturers’ low recruitment, poor data, and low follow-up rates https://go.usa.gov/xEMQB 
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDASpox) Source Type: news

FDA approves first treatment for post-partum depression
FDA approves Zulresso (brexanolone), the first drug for post-partum depression
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA warns J & J, Sientra over lack of post-approval silicone gel breast implant studies
The FDA today released warning letters it sent to Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Mentor Worldwide and Sientra (NSDQ:SIEN) over failures to conduct appropriate post-approval studies to analyze the long-term safety and risks associated with their silicone gel-filled breast implants. The federal watchdog said that every manufacturer of approved silicone gel-filled breast implants is required to conduct post-approval studies of the devices to maintain appropriate data on the long-term safety and potential risks associated with the devices that premarket trials cannot foresee. In its letter to J&J’s Mentor,...
Source: Mass Device - March 19, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Women's Health johnsonandjohnson Mentor Worldwide Sientra Source Type: news

FDA issues warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for failure to comply with post-approval study requirements
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

ACC 2019 Roundup: Abiomed Impella RP post-market study shows benefit in select patient group
Abiomed (NSDQ:ABMD) today released 18-month post-approval study data from patients treated with its Impella RP, touting a benefit to survival for specifically selected “Recover Right” protocol patients. Results from the study were presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, the Danvers, Mass.-based company said. The review follows a release posted by the FDA last month warning of a 17.4% survival rate with the Impella RP heart pump system, approximately 55% lower than the rate noted in the premarket study of the device. Abiomed said that it met with the F...
Source: Mass Device - March 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Featured Patient Monitoring Replacement Heart Valves Abbott Abiomed Medtronic Source Type: news

Swiss Post Medical Drone Carrying Clinical Laboratory Specimens Crashes in Switzerland
Crash into Lake Zurich of American-made drone carrying blood specimens is first setback for pioneering Swiss Post medical drone program Medical drones shuttling clinical laboratory specimens across open terrain is an exciting reality that Dark Daily has reported on in previous e-briefings. However, the medical drone revolution experienced a setback in January when drone-pioneer Swiss […]
Source: Dark Daily - March 15, 2019 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: dark daily home page Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Pathology Source Type: news

IU School of Medicine researchers develop groundbreaking test for post-traumatic stress disorder
(Indiana University) Researchers from the IU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry have developed a groundbreaking blood test that could help more accurately diagnose those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Post-Hurricane Distress Scale (PHDS): a novel tool for first responders and disaster researchers - Carl Y, Ortiz ER, Cintr ón M, Vega A, Font C, Stukova M, Blundell A, Gutierréz AN, Burgos RF.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was the construction and validation of a novel research instrument to quantify the degree of post-hurricane trauma and distress in an affected population. The Post-Hurricane Distress Scale (PHDS) has quantitative measures o...
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Inhibiting post-translational modifications may lower oxidative stress in the aging eye
(Bentham Science Publishers) Advanced age is the largest risk factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Sumoylation is a reversible post-translational modification that conjugates small peptide, small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO), to a target protein. Our data indicate sumoylation critically regulates retina and RPE aging and that targeting sumoylation process may provide potential therapeutic strategy for AMD treatment.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A review of hippocampal activation in post-traumatic stress disorder - Joshi SA, Duval ER, Kubat B, Liberzon I.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often characterized by deficits in memory encoding and retrieval and aberrant fear and extinction learning. The hippocampus plays a critical role in memory and contextual processing and has been implicated in intrin...
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Teen who defied anti-vax mom says she got false information from one source: Facebook
If it weren't for the misinformation his mother saw on Facebook, Lindenberger told The Washington Post, “my entire family could’ve been vaccinated.”
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael Brice-Saddler Source Type: news

Persistent impairment based symptoms post mild traumatic brain injury: does a standard symptom scale detect them? - Galea OA, O'Leary SP, Treleaven JM.
AIM: To further explore symptoms in patients beyond the expected recovery period post mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) that are potentially indicative of impairment. METHODS: Ninety-four individuals (62 diagnosed with mTBI within the previous 4-2...
Source: SafetyLit - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The organization of post-disaster psychosocial support in the Netherlands: a meta-synthesis - Jacobs J, Oosterbeek M, Tummers LG, Noordegraaf M, Yzermans CJ, D ückers MLA.
Background: Despite numerous calls for a more evidence-based provision of post-disaster psychosocial support, systematic analyses of post-disaster service delivery are scarce. Objective: The aim of this review was to evaluate the organization...
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Examining the relationship between neuroticism and post-concussion syndrome in mild traumatic brain injury - Merz ZC, Zane K, Emmert NA, Lace J, Grant A.
OBJECTIVE: We sought to examine the relationship between personality traits and post-concussion symptom reporting in individuals with and without a self-reported history of concussion. METHODS: Data were collected via a cross-sectional electronic s...
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ISTSS (International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies) Guidelines Position Paper on Complex PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) in Children and Adolescents
Source: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Published: 3/2019. This eight-page position paper is a key component of the ISTSS Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Guidelines, and considers what ICD-11 Complex PTSD is in children and adolescents up to the age of 18, and how it should be defined to enable the development of an evidence base of how best to treat it. It also recommendations to facilitate further research. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ISTSS (International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies) Guidelines Position Paper on Complex PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) in Adults
Source: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Published: 3/2019. This seven-page position paper is a component of the ISTSS Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Guidelines; it considers what complex PTSD is in adults, and how it should be defined to enable the development of an evidence base of how best to treat it. It also makes recommendations to facilitate further research. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Specific Populations and Trauma Types: Victims of Crime and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Source: Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Published: 3/2019. This four-page information sheet addresses background issues and provides post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presentation, assessment, and treatment recommendations for practitioners working with victims of crime. It discusses types of treatment for victims of crime who experience PTSD, and working with children who are victims of crime. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Specific Populations and Trauma Types: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Source: Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Published: 3/2019. This five-page information sheet addresses background issues and provides post-traumatic stress disorder presentation, assessment, and treatment recommendations for practitioners working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The information presented is intended to assist practitioners in non-specialized primary and mental healthcare settings in their work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, have suffered separation from land, family, and cultural identity. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Specific Populations and Trauma Types: Emergency Services Personnel and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Source: Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Published: 3/2019. This four-page information sheet addresses background issues and provides post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presentation, assessment, and treatment recommendations for practitioners working with emergency services personnel. Given that cumulative trauma exposure is associated with increased risk of disorder, long-term emergency services employees may be more likely than new recruits to develop mental health problems such as PTSD. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Specific Populations and Trauma Types: Military and Ex-Military Personnel and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Source: Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Published: 3/2019. This five-page information sheet addresses background issues and provides post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presentation, assessment, and treatment recommendations for practitioners working with military and ex-military personnel. Military personnel are confronted with a range of experiences that may contribute to PTSD, including both military-specific events and traumas that also affect the general population. During deployment, it is not uncommon for military personnel to experience multiple traumatic events. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Specific Populations and Trauma Types: PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) in Older People
Source: Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Published: 3/2019. This five-page information sheet addresses background issues and provides post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presentation, assessment, and treatment recommendations for practitioners working with older people. Older people with PTSD may be categorized into two classes. The first are those who experienced a traumatic event years or decades earlier, including sub-populations such as war veterans from conflicts such as Vietnam, Korea, and WWII; Holocaust survivors; and former refugee children. The second group are those who have experie...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Specific Populations and Trauma Types: Refugees, Asylum Seekers and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Source: Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Published: 3/2019. This nine-page information sheet addresses background issues and provides post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presentation, assessment, and treatment recommendations for practitioners working with refugees and asylum seekers. Practitioners working with refugees and asylum seekers need to be aware of their own ethnocentricity, need to be culturally skilled and informed, and need to be open to different cultural perspectives on psychological problems. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Specific Populations and Trauma Types: Sexual assault and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Source: Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Published: 3/2019. This five-page information sheet addresses background issues and provides post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presentation, assessment, and treatment recommendations for practitioners working with survivors of sexual assault. It discusses common presenting problems in survivors of adult sexual assault and in adult survivors of childhood sexual assault, and how to work with children and young adults with PTSD from sexual assault. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA head Gottlieb promises timely device reviews post-shutdown
Despite a 35-day government shutdown that directly affected its ability to perform, the FDA said that it still plans to hold itself to established timelines for device and drug reviews for the year. In a statement released yesterday to the House Appropriations Subcommittee, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb acknowledged that during the shutdown the agency could not accept new medical product applications that required a user fee, but said that despite the slowdown, “we will work to review this bolus of drug and medical device applications in timeframes that are consistent with our user fee goals.” “Despite the impa...
Source: Mass Device - February 28, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

New proposals could help protect the NHS from an uncertain world post-Brexit, says UNISON
Commenting on proposals published today (Thursday) by NHS England setting out possible reforms to remove competition and reduce privatisation in the health service, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “The government introduced the despised Health and Social Care Act against the advice of those who knew the NHS best. The market-driven system ushered in by the Act has already cost the NHS dearly. “Resources that could have been spent caring for patients have been diverted into bidding for contracts – often against other parts of the NHS. Over-complex processes have been an unwelcome distraction for staff too. “...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 28, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: Press release Health and social care act NHS England privatisation Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Comparing post-Gulf War and post-9/11 era of service among veterans: intimate partner violence and substance use by race and ethnicity - Cancio R, Altal D.
Using structural equation modeling to examine intimate partner violence (IPV) among post-Gulf War and post-9/11 military families, this study considers variations of IPV from the point of the perpetrator to test the impact of demographic factors on the typ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Corpses Pile Up As Glove Shortage at Harare Hospital Stalls Post-Mortems
[New Zimbabwe] SEVERAL bereaved families on Tuesday failed to collect bodies of their relatives from Harare Central Hospital mortuary after authorities reportedly indicated they had no gloves to conduct post-mortems.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Improved social services and the burden of post-traumatic stress disorder among economically vulnerable people after a natural disaster: a modelling study - Cohen GH, Tamrakar S, Lowe S, Sampson L, Ettman C, Kilpatrick D, Linas BP, Ruggiero K, Galea S.
BACKGROUND: Hurricanes and other natural disasters produce public health and economic consequences that last well beyond their immediate aftermath. Resource loss is a core driver of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after large-scale traumatic events. ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a programme delivered in a falls clinic in preventing serious injuries in high-risk older adults: a pre- and post-intervention study - Blain H, Dabas F, Mekhinini S, Picot MC, Miot S, Bousquet J, Boubakri C, Jaussent A, Bernard PL.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether a multifactorial programme delivered in a real practice setting would help prevent serious fall-related injuries in high-risk older patients. DESIGN: A 6-month pre-post intervention study in 134 fallers (81.6  ± 7...
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

What works for whom and why: a narrative systematic review of interventions for reducing post-traumatic stress disorder and problematic substance use among women with experiences of interpersonal violence - Bailey K, Trevillion K, Gilchrist G.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Women with histories of interpersonal violence (IPV) experience high levels of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), problematic substance use, and repeat victimization. Previous systematic reviews considering the effectiveness of int...
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Post CCT Fellowship in endocrinology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
There is an opportunity for a 12 month Post CCT Fellowship in endocrinology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, one of the leading tertiary endocrine centres in the UK.  The post has a focus on working in the pituitary and metabolic bone service but offers opportunities for gaining experience and expertise in other areas of endocrinology.Daedline for applications is 14 March. Find out more information and how to apply.All enquiries tohelena.gleeson@uhb.nhs.uk.
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Neuromodulation strategies in post-traumatic stress disorder: from preclinical models to clinical applications - Gouveia FV, Gidyk DC, Giacobbe P, Ng E, Meng Y, Davidson B, Abrahao A, Lipsman N, Hamani C.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an often debilitating disease with a lifetime prevalence rate between 5 ⁻8%. In war veterans, these numbers are even higher, reaching approximately 10% to 25%. Although most patients benefit from the use of medicat...
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-traumatic experience of road accident victims - Zashchirinskaia O.
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a typical response to consequences of road accidents. Despite the existence of a post-traumatic theory, psychological manifestations in people who suffered road accidents with various consequences for their life and health...
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder in UK civilians with traumatic brain injury: an observational study of TBI clinic attendees to estimate PTSD prevalence and its relationship with radiological markers of brain injury severity - Qureshi KL, Upthegrove R, Toman E, Sawlani V, Davies DJ, Belli A.
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a large civilian population with traumatic brain injury (TBI), and to assess whether brain injury severity is correlated with PTSD symptoms. DESIGN: Observational, c...
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Screening for post-stroke depression and cognitive impairment at baseline predicts long-term patient-centered outcomes after stroke - Kapoor A, Lanct ôt KL, Bayley M, Herrmann N, Murray BJ, Swartz RH.
BACKGROUND:: Independence and reintegration into community roles are important patient-centered outcomes after stroke. Depression and cognitive impairment are common post-stroke conditions that may impair long-term function even years after a stroke. Howev...
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factors of post-traumatic stress among survivors of the 2017 Iran earthquake: the importance of peritraumatic dissociation - Nobakht HN, Ojagh FS, Dale KY.
The aim of this study was to explore the roles of pre-earthquake characteristics (age, gender, years of education, history of childhood and recent trauma and trait dissociation), during-the-earthquake state (peritraumatic dissociation) and post-earthquake ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Effect of chronic low back pain and post-traumatic stress disorder on the risk for separation from the US Army - Benedict TM, Singleton MD, Nitz AJ, Shing TL, Kardouni JR.
INTRODUCTION: Co-morbid post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and low back pain (LBP) are common reasons for increased disability in the Veteran communities. Medical discharge from the military represents a considerable financial cost to society. Little is...
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Could Better Post-Acute-Care Communication Impact Medtech?
Surgeons often struggle to follow up on patients after procedures, given the healthcare handovers that usually occur from hospitals to skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, or home health providers. Ben Forrest, who spent the last 5 years at Stryker working with surgeon customers, is well aware of such challenges. “Surgeons are discharging multiple patients to multiple post-acute-care companies and entities,” he told MD+DI. “There is very little now currently in place for collaboration between the acute team and the post-acute team. Hospitals have had to b...
Source: MDDI - February 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Software Source Type: news

Diet Drink Consumption Linked to Higher Stroke, Coronary Heart Disease, and Death Risk in Post-Menopausal Women
February 20, 2019—(BRONX, N.Y.)—A study led byAlbert Einstein College of Medicine researchers found a link between daily consumption of multiple diet drinks and higher stroke risk among post-menopausal women. The association was stronger in obese women and African-American women. The study was published February 14 inStroke, a journal of the American Heart Association.
Source: Einstein News - February 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes post-cesarean wound infections?
Cesarean wound infections occur when bacteria enter the incision. In this article, we look at the causes, types, and treatments for post-cesarean wound infections.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Post-adoption services for high-risk families and their children: preliminary results of a state-wide intervention - Burke RV, Team TPGR, Schlueter C, Bader E, Authier KJ.
This study describes Right Turn ® (RT), a state-wide program for strengthening adoptive families and preventing adoption dissol...
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NHS staff should be offered post-trauma support - HEE
NHS organisations must give employees access to post-incident support or post-trauma counselling, a report into the mental health of staff has found.
Source: HSJ - February 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Review of the management of pediatric post-concussion syndrome-a multi-disciplinary, individualized approach - Kapadia M, Scheid A, Fine E, Zoffness R.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Post-concussion syndrome (PCS), when the patient's concussion symptoms last longer than 4-6  weeks, affects 10-30% of concussion patients. PCS presents a significant source of morbidity to patients and a management challenge to providers...
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Second AHCT, RVD Consolidation Post-AHCT Intervention in Myeloma?
A study investigates the efficacy of a second AHCT or RVD consolidation post-AHCT intervention in transplantation-eligible myeloma patients with multiple myeloma.
Source: CancerNetwork - February 18, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news