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Frequency of peripheral vestibular pathology following traumatic brain injury: a  systematic review of literature - Šarkić B, Douglas JM, Simpson A, Vasconcelos A, Scott BR, Melitsis LM, Spehar SM.
OBJECTIVE: To establish the frequency of occurrence of peripheral vestibular dysfunction in adults who have sustained non-blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) as measured through the standard audiological vestibular test battery. DESIGN: A system...
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Assistant Editor (Maternity Cover)
This role is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Assistant Editor will support the Cochrane ' s central editorial team with editorial and publishing activities.Responsibilities include:Managing editorial workflows for selected content for the Cochrane Library from submission through to publication, working with authors, editors, and production teams, to ensure that content is published on time and to a high standard.Working with editorial colleagues and our publisher to support the regular publication cycles for CochraneLibrary-related products, completing tasks needed t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 11, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Effects of full body harness design on fall arrest performance - Baszczynski K.
The use of personal protective equipment, including safety harness, is one of the basic methods of protection against falls from a height. The presented studies, using an anthropomorphic dummy, identified the effect on the human body of the dangerous pheno...
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Predicting short-term risk of falls in a high-risk group with dementia - Mehdizadeh S, Sabo A, Ng KD, Mansfield A, Flint AJ, Taati B, Iaboni A.
OBJECTIVES: To develop a prognostic model to predict the probability of a short-term fall (within the next 7 to 30  days) in older adults with dementia. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Fifty-one individuals with d...
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Statistical analysis of safety performance of displaced left-turn intersections: case studies in San Marcos, Texas - Qu W, Sun Q, Zhao Q, Tao T, Qi Y.
Displaced left-turn (DLT) intersections are designed to increase the mobility of vehicles by relocating the left-turn lane (lanes) to the far-left side of the road upstream of the main signalized intersection. Since DLT is a relatively new design and very ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Astronomy photographer of the year (2020) winners – in pictures
Images of the Milky Way, California nebula and Andromeda galaxy are among the winners of theInsight Investment astronomy photographer of the year award. Anexhibition of the winning pictures can be viewed atNational Maritime Museum in Greenwich, south-east London, from 23 OctoberContinue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Space Science Photography Art and design Culture The sun The moon Source Type: news

Buschmann and Ross receive funding for capstone project design
(George Mason University) Michael Buschmann, Department Chair and Professor, Bioengineering, and Shani Ross, Associate Chair/Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, have received funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services to develop a senior-year capstone course and summer clinical immersion program for bioengineering students.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cochrane Rapid Review examines travel-related control measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic
 Can travel-related control measures contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic?What are travel-related control measures?To contain the spread of COVID-19, numerous countries have implemented control measures related to international travel. These include:complete closure of borders (i.e. a total ban on any border crossings);partial travel restrictions (e.g. restrictions on air travel only, or restrictions on travellers from certain countries);entry or exit screening (e.g. when travellers are asked about symptoms, examined physically, or tested for infection when leaving or entering a country);quarantine of travellers (e...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Clinical utility of the patient health questionnaire-adolescent in adolescents with traumatic brain injury - Zachar-Tirado R, Chen Z, Donders J.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the clinical utility of the Patient Health Questionnaire-Adolescent (PHQ-A) in screening for depressive disorders in adolescents following traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of data collected as a part ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Launches ‘My Health Can’t Wait’ To Encourage Patients to Prioritize Their Health and Give Them the Information They Need to Pursue Care with Confidence
Discussion Guide to help people have conversations with their healthcare professionalsSafety FAQs detailing safety measures taken by hospitals and surgery centers to help protect patients from COVID-19Telehealth 101 Resources to help patients understand the use of telehealth for routine and pre-/post-op care, as nearly three-quarters of the survey participants (73%) say they would be comfortable using telehealth services as a way of managing their healthcare1Patient Stories, and moreResource materials will also be available to healthcare professionals to strengthen communication between surgeons and patients/caregivers, as...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Antibody responses in COVID-19 patients could guide vaccine design
(PLOS) A comprehensive analysis of antibody responses in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients could inform the development of an effective vaccine, according to a study published September 10 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Chao Wu and Rui Huang of Nanjing University Medical School, and colleagues. The results show that the neutralizing activity of antibodies from recovered patients is typically not strong, and declines sharply within one month after hospital discharge.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Experiments reveal why human-like robots elicit uncanny feelings
(Emory Health Sciences) Experiments reveal a dynamic process that leads to the uncanny valley, with implications for both the design of robots and for understanding how we perceive one another as humans.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Newest CBCT Imaging System from Carestream Dental Allows Practices to See More and Do More with Extended FOVs, Advanced Software
 ATLANTA—Practices that are looking to expand their treatment capabilities, do more in-office procedures and provide better services to patients will find extended fields of views (FOV) and advanced software capabilities with the CS 8200 3D Family, the newest set of powerful imaging systems from Carestream Dental.  The CS 8200 3D is a versatile multi-modality system that includes 2D panoramic imaging, CBCT imaging, 3D object scanning and optional cephalometric imaging with the added enhancements of larger FOVs and incredibly advanced algorithms that help doctors see more and do more for patients. Six ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 9, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

CERENOVUS Launches New Suite of Technologies to Advance Stroke Treatment
IRVINE, CA – September 9, 2020 – CERENOVUS, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* today announced that it has launched CERENOVUS Stroke Solutions™, which includes a suite of three devices designed to aid physicians in clot removal procedures. The announcement was made during the virtual European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT).Strokes are the second leading cause of death globally, and account for an estimated 140,000 deaths in the United States each year.[i],[ii] Over half of stroke survivors become chronically disabled placing an estimated $34 billion economic burden o...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI standards launched to help tackle problem of overhyped studies
New guidelines aimed at ensuring AI research is of same quality as that in other fieldsThe first international standards for the design and reporting of clinical trials involving artificial intelligence have been announced in a move experts hope will tackle the issue of overhyped studies and prevent harm to patients.While the possibility that AI could revolutionise healthcarehas fuelled excitement, in particular around screening and diagnosis,researchers have previously warned that the field is strewn with poor-quality research.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Artificial intelligence (AI) Medical research Human biology Computing Science Technology Health Society Source Type: news

No se deje enga ñar por estafas del fraude de la salud
FDA has created a new website to help consumers protect themselves from fraudulent health products and schemes
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 9, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Concurrent musculoskeletal complaints in elbows, shoulders, and necks after common hand and forearm injuries or conditions: a cross-sectional study among 600 patients - Winiarski LM, Livoni JD, Madsen PV, Rathleff MS, Larsen P.
STUDY DESIGN: This is a cross-sectional study among 600 patients. INTRODUCTION: Isolated hand and forearm injuries or conditions are common in the emergency and orthopedic departments. So far, little is known about whether these patients suffer from co...
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New vaccine design reduces inflammation, enhances protection
(University of Chicago) Researchers have discovered a new way to limit inflammation from adjuvants, a key ingredient of many modern vaccines, by adding a molecule that disrupts certain pathways in cells.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: France confirms 6,544 new infections; Spain reports 3,168 new daily cases
Latest figures bring France ’stotal cases to 335,524 and Spain ’s to534,513; concerns over spread of virusin Greek migrant camps‘Not a game’: Europe pleads with young people to halt Covid spreadBrazil ’s ex-president Lula condemns Bolsonaro over CovidUS: death rate among African Americans and Latinos rising sharplyTour de France race director tests positiveTokyo Olympics must be held at ‘any cost’, says Japanese minister11.10pmBSTThe Welsh government has added three more Greek islands to its quarantine list just hours before restrictions come into force.From 4am on Wednesday, travellers arriving in Wales from...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Sarah Marsh, Amelia Hill, Alexandra Topping and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Every Mind Matters
NHS England and Public Health England has launched a renewed drive to encourage parents and carers to visit the Every Mind Matters website and take advantage of new advice developed in partnership with leading children and young people ’s mental health charities.
Source: NHS Networks - September 8, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Do I have to self isolate if a friend or family member is contacted by NHS track & trace?
CORONAVIRUS TESTING has stepped up across the UK, and Britons can access testing by applying online via the Government's website. But if a friend or family member has been contacted by NHS track and trace, do I have to self isolate too?
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have you contracted COVID-19 at work? Let us know  
Do you or your colleagues believe you have contracted COVID-19 as a result of your work? If so, please fill in this questionnaire. UNISON is teaming up with Thompsons solicitors to identify workers who have been affected by COVID-19, and all branches and regions are encouraged to raise filling in this questionnaire with our members. The information in the questionnaire will inform UNISON’s campaign priorities. It will help us improve workplace health and safety and a team of workplace personal injury experts will also analyse the completed questionnaires and explore every avenue to provide the best support for th...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 8, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Covid-19 health and safety health and safety reps legal services Thompsons Source Type: news

Prevalence of prescribed opioid claims among persons with traumatic spinal cord injury in Ontario, Canada: a population-based retrospective cohort study - Guilcher SJT, Hogan ME, Guan Q, McCormack D, Calzavara A, Patel T, Hitzig SL, Packer T, Lofters AK.
OBJECTIVES: To examine prescription opioid claims among individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) and to identify factors associated with both chronic opioid and chronic high-dose opioid use. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study using populatio...
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Factors associated with discharge destination following inpatient functional rehabilitation in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury - Dionne A, Richard-Denis A, Lim V, Mac-Thiong JM.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of data from a prospective database of a Level 1 trauma center. OBJECTIVES: This project aims to identify factors collected during the acute and rehabilitative care following a traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) asso...
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pattern and help-seeking behaviour of women experiencing intimate partner violence at Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria - Titilayo O, Ololade O, Olasumbo K, Funke A.
This study assessed pattern and help-seeking behaviour of women experiencing intimate partner violence in Isolo Local Government area, Lagos State.The study used a cross sectional design to select th...
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cholesterol's effects on cellular membranes
(Virginia Tech) The findings have far-reaching implications in the general understanding of disease, the design of drug delivery methods, and many other biological applications that require specific assumptions about the role of cholesterol in cell membranes.    
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Relative accuracy of social and medical determinants of suicide in electronic health records - Alemi F, Avramovic S, Renshaw KD, Kanchi R, Schwartz M.
OBJECTIVE: This paper compares the accuracy of predicting suicide from Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) or history of illness. POPULATION STUDIED: 5 313 965 Veterans who at least had two primary care visits between 2008 and 2016. STUDY DESIGN...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Work related sexual harassment and risk of suicide and suicide attempts: prospective cohort study - Magnusson Hanson LL, Nyberg A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Bondestam F, Madsen IEH.
OBJECTIVE: To analyse the relation between exposure to workplace sexual harassment and suicide, as well as suicide attempts. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Sweden. PARTICIPANTS: 86 451 men and women of working age in paid work acr...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relationship between positive youth development and depressive symptoms among Chinese early adolescents: a three-year cross-lagged analysis - Chi X, Liu X, Huang Q, Cui X, Lin L.
Based on the development assets theory and the scar model, the present study examined the relationship between positive youth development (PYD) and depressive symptoms among Chinese early adolescents using a three-year longitudinal study design. Data from ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Thoracolumbar spinal fractures associated with ground level falls in the elderly: an analysis of 254,486 emergency department visits - Grabel ZJ, Lunati MP, Segal DN, Kukowski NR, Yoon ST, Jain A.
Study design: retrospective. Objectives: To investigate the epidemiology of elderly (age ≥65 years) patients who presented to the emergency department (ED) in the United States with thoracolumbar (TL) fractures after ground level falls. Methods: ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The impact of an urban scrapyard fire on respiratory-related pediatric emergency department visits - Li JC, Casher D.
OBJECTIVE: In Philadelphia, a scrapyard fire generated PM2.5 concentrations>1000  μg/m. We assessed whether this was associated with pediatric emergency department visits for respiratory diagnoses. DESIGN/METHODS: Retrospective observational study u...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Familial factors may not explain the effect of moderate-to-heavy cannabis use on cognitive functioning in adolescents: a sibling-comparison study - Ellingson JM, Ross JM, Winiger E, Stallings MC, Corley RP, Friedman NP, Hewitt JK, Tapert SF, Brown SA, Wall TL, Hopfer CJ.
AIMS: To examine whether moderate adolescent cannabis use has neurocognitive effects that are unexplained by familial confounds, which prior family-controlled studies may not have identified. DESIGN: A quasi-experimental, sibling-comparison design was ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Physical activity patterns in a representative sample of adolescents from the largest city in Latin America: a cross-sectional study in Sao Paulo - Ferrari G, Rezende LFM, Wagner GA, Florindo AA, Peres MFT.
We examined the patterns of total and domain-specific physical activity (PA) by sex, socioeconomic status and maternal education level in adolescents from Sao Paulo city, Brazil. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS: We included ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pitt now requires face coverings on campus
The University of Pittsburgh is now requiring face coverings while on campus, inside and out. The new policy comes as there have been 32 more Pitt students who have tested positive for Covid-19 and 61 students isolated, according to the university. Most of the students lived off campus in Pittsburgh. There are only a handful of exceptions to the face covering regulation, covered on the Pi tt website. It includes eating and drinking in a designated dining area and six feet apart from others, while…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

A new twist on DNA origami
(Arizona State University) A team* of scientists from ASU and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) led by Hao Yan, ASU's Milton Glick Professor in the School of Molecular Sciences, and director of the ASU Biodesign Institute's Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics, has just announced the creation of a new type of meta-DNA structures that will open up the fields of optoelectronics (including information storage and encryption) as well as synthetic biology.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 7, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Reliability of the sport concussion assessment tool 5 baseline testing: a 2-week test-retest study - H änninen T, Parkkari J, Howell DR, Palola V, Seppänen A, Tuominen M, Iverson GL, Luoto TM.
OBJECTIVES: To examine short-term test-retest reliability of the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5 (SCAT5). DESIGN: Longitudinal study. METHODS: Sixty-two professional male ice hockey players (mean age=22.5, SD=3.2) completed a preseason baseline ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Spinal injury in Indian children: review of 204 cases - Bansal ML, Sharawat R, Mahajan R, Dawar H, Mohapatra B, Das K, Chhabra HS.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the study was to analyze the epidemiological parameters and associated factors after spinal cord injury (SCI) in children, in the last 14 years admitted at a tertiary care center (Indian Spin...
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The association between removing and reintroducing man-made jumps in terrain parks and severe alpine skiing and snowboarding injuries - Audet O, Hagel BE, Hamel D, Tremblay B, Macpherson AK, Goulet C.
OBJECTIVES: To explore the effect of removing and reintroducing man-made jumps in terrain parks (TPs), on the proportion of severe injuries among alpine skiers and snowboarders in Qu ébec, Canada. DESIGN: Quasi-experimental study. METHODS: Injuries...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Are complex skull fractures indicative of either child abuse or major trauma in the era of 3-dimensional computed tomography imaging? - Metz JB, Otjen JP, Perez FA, Done SL, Brown ECB, Wiester RT, Jenny C, Kelton MC, Ganti SN, Feldman KW.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to determine whether complex skull fractures are more indicative of child abuse or major trauma than simple skull fractures. DESIGN: This is a retrospective chart and imaging review of children diagnosed with a skull...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Novel vaccine that blunts fentanyl effects and sequesters ultrapotent fentanyl analogues - Barrientos RC, Bow EW, Whalen C, Torres OB, Sulima A, Beck Z, Jacobson AE, Rice KC, Matyas GR.
In this study, we described the design, synthesis, formulation, and animal testing of an e fficacious vaccine against fentanyl. The vaccine formulation ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

"Defund the police" movement, BLM, Antifa are very unpopular among likely voters, reveals Epoch Times survey
(Natural News) News website The Epoch Times, in collaboration with polling company Big Data Poll, conducted a survey and found that the movement to defund the police is very unpopular among people who will likely vote. The move to defund, even abolish, police departments across the country was initiated by far-left groups Antifa and Black Lives Matter, following the engineered...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paper of Interest – The CeMbio resource
Check out the resource described in “CeMbio – The Caenorhabiditis elegans Microbiome Resource“.
Source: WormBase - September 3, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: brief communication external website news Featured Papers paper of interest Uncategorized research community Source Type: news

Autotaxin Activity Predicts 30 Day Mortality in Sepsis Patients and Correlates With Platelet Count and Vascular Dysfunction
CONCLUSION(S): Platelet count, the ratio of angiopoietin-2/1, and autotaxin activity all predicted 30 day mortality. Autotaxin activity within the plasma correlates with both platelet counts and vascular dysfunction biomarkers across both survivors and non-survivors indicating a possible involvement of autotaxin within sepsis.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiology, Clinical and Microbiologic Profile and Risk Factors for Inpatient Mortality in Pediatric Severe Sepsis in the United States From 2003 to 2014: A Large Population Analysis
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the national trends in pediatric severe sepsis in the United States from 2003 to 2014. STUDY DESIGN: For this study, we included nonoverlapping years of Kids Inpatient database and National Inpatient Sample database while including hospitalizations of children between 1 and 20 years of age from more than 4200 hospitals across the United States. We identified patient hospitalizations with severe sepsis using specific ICD codes and modified Angus Criteria. Trend analysis of various factors associated with severe sepsis was calculated using the Cochrane-Armitage test. Associated foci of infection and co...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Standardizing the approach to late onset sepsis in neonates through antimicrobial stewardship: a quality improvement initiative
Conclusion(s): Developing and engaging a NICU ASP team improves compliance with late onset sepsis guidelines through the implementation of a LOS bundle of care.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can we improve early identification of neonatal late-onset sepsis? A validated prediction model
Conclusion(s): Clinical evaluation with neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and C-reactive protein can rapidly identify LOS enabling decreased health costs and antibiotic use.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Use of Patient Monitoring Systems to Improve Sepsis Recognition and Outcomes: A Systematic Review
CONCLUSION(S): Automated sepsis PMSs have the potential to improve sepsis recognition and outcomes, but current evidence is mixed on their effectiveness. More high-quality studies are needed to understand the effects of PMSs on important sepsis-related process and outcome measures in different hospital units.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measurement of bystander actions in violence intervention evaluation: opportunities and challenges - Bush HM, Bell SC, Coker AL.
PURPOSE of review: This review discusses design and methodological challenges specific to measuring bystander actions in the evaluation of bystander-based violence prevention programming. "Bystanders" are defined as people who are present immediately befor...
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Instructions for planning emergency shelters and open spaces in China: lessons from global experiences and expertise - Wei Y, Jin L, Xu M, Pan S, Xu Y, Zhang Y.
Emergency shelters and open spaces play dual roles in providing locations for temporary accommodation and rescue activities during disaster situations. Over time, research has attempted to optimize site selection and design for emergency shelters and open ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news