Double-jabbed people are as likely not to catch Covid as those who have recovered from infection
Office for National Statistics report found Britons who caught the virus had their risk of testing positive slashed by 71 per cent. Among double-jabbed the risk was 67 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Pilot Census Commences
[Namibia Economist] The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) commenced with the pilot phase of the 2021 Population& Housing census on 17 October. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Understanding Australian methylamphetamine drug markets through relational, temporal and spatial analyses - Popovic A, Morelato M, Baechler S, De Grazia A, Tahtouh M, Roux C, Beavis A.
In the area of illicit drugs, forensic case data has proven effective at detecting links between seizures and providing greater insights into illicit drug markets. This research explored the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to several... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Quickstats: Age-adjusted rates* of firearm-related suicide,( †) by race, Hispanic origin, and sex - National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019 - Garnett MF, Spencer MR.
* Deaths per 100,000 population are age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population, with 95% confidence intervals indicated with error bars. In 2019, the age-adjusted rate of firearm-related suicide was 12.3 per 100,000 population for males and 1.8 for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Differences in state traumatic brain injury-related deaths, by principal mechanism of injury, intent, and percentage of population living in rural areas - United States, 2016-2018 - Daugherty J, Zhou H, Sarmiento K, Waltzman D.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) have contributed to approximately one million deaths in the United States over the last 2 decades (1). CDC analyzed National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) mortality data for a 3-year period (2016-2018) to examine numbers an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Covid England: Outbreak is now biggest it's been since JANUARY with one in 60 infected last week
The Office for National Statistics estimated 890,000 people in England - 1.63 per cent of the entire population - had the virus on October 9, up 13.2 per cent on the previous weekly figure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The CoViD-19 pandemic and intimate partner violence against women in the Czech Republic: incidence and associated factors - Pl ášilová L, Hůla M, Krejčová L, Klapilová K.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a burning social issue worldwide. According to global statistics, the incidence of IPV has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic due to restrictive measures (e.g., reduced social contacts, the need to stay at home often ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Joint torque prediction via hybrid neuromusculoskeletal modelling during gait using statistical ground reaction estimates: an exploratory study - Lam SK, Vujaklija I.
Joint torques of lower extremity are important clinical indicators of gait capability. This parameter can be quantified via hybrid neuromusculoskeletal modelling that combines electromyography-driven modelling and static optimisation. The simulations rely ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Other statistical lives - Greenberg MA.
While recent scholarship has considered how algorithmic risk assessment is both shaped by and impacts social inequity, public health has not adequately considered the ways that statistical risk functions in the social world. Drawing on ethnographic and int... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Introduction to forensic gerontology - Popov VL, Safra ĭ AE, Korobova DG, Rukavishnikova AA.
OBJECTIVE - to substantiate the identification of a new direction in forensic medicine - forensic gerontology. A statistical analysis of the structure of forensic medical research of corpses in terms of age for a twenty-year period has been carried out. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Assessment of the occurrence of forest fires in pandemic period by COVID-19 in Chile. preliminary backgrounds - Castillo M, Saavedra J, Qui ñones T, Osses T, José Torres M.
The spatial and temporal behavior of the occurrence of forest fires in Chile was evaluated in the presence of COVID-19 and mobility restrictions. The fire period from 2015-2016 to 2020-2021 was considered and statistics on mobility restrictions were grante... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Nondisclosure Agreements, Trade Secrets, and Trademarks Considered Very Important to More U.S. Businesses than Were Patents or Copyrights in 2017
The Annual Business Survey ( ABS ) asked a sample of the 4.6 million for-profit U.S. businesses with at least one employee to report the importance of various types of intellectual property ( IP ) protection to their business in 2017. According to estimates from the ABS, 7 % of for-profit U.S. businesses viewed trade secrets as very important to their business in 2017, and another 9 % viewed them as somewhat important. Nondisclosure agreements were reported by the largest share of businesses ( 20 % ) as a type of IP protection that is viewed as very important ( 9 % ) or somewhat important ( 11 % ) to their business. The AB...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - October 15, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Covid has made us more miserable than ever before
Data from the Office for National Statistics revealed that life satisfaction in the UK dropped to the lowest levels ever recorded, while anxiety soared to its highest ever level. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nasdaq's diversity rules are changing next year
This past August, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved new listing rules seeking to advance board diversity that were submitted by The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. Under the new rules, certain Nasdaq-listed companies will be subject to two new requirements. First, they must annually disclose statistical information about the board’s voluntary self-identified gender, racial characteristics and LGBTQ+ status. Listed companies must comply by 2022. Secondly, the companies will have at… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lucia Maffei Source Type: news

Number of babies born to foreign mothers in England and Wales hit record high last year
Data from the Office for National Statistics reveals 613,936 babies were born in England and Wales in 2020 - a 4.1 per cent drop on 2019 and the lowest figure since 2002. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Differences in State Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Deaths, by Principal Mechanism of Injury, Intent, and Percentage of Population Living in Rural Areas - United States, 2016-2018
This report describes rates of TBI-related deaths by region in United States during 2016-2018. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 14, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Cause of death Data & Statistics MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Death Rates Source Type: news

The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Finally Getting Companies to Take Burnout Seriously. Is It Enough?
Toward the end of last year, Anthony Klotz, a professor of business administration at Texas A&M University who studies workplace resignations, realized that a lot of people were about to quit their jobs. A record 42.1 million Americans quit a job in 2019, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, but that rate dropped off during the pandemic-addled year of 2020. As 2021 approached, bringing with it the promise of effective vaccines and a return to semi-normal life, Klotz guessed that two things would happen. First, many of the people who wanted to quit in 2020 but held off due to fear or uncertainty would fina...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Tonsil Size and Mallampati Score as Clinical Predictive Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity in Children
 J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Jul 1;22(7):850-853.AbstractAim and objective: The aim of this study was to determine the clinical utility of body mass index (BMI), tonsil size, and Mallampati scoring in predicting both the presence of and severity of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).Materials and methods: This prospective cross-sectional study comprised 78 growing children in the age range of 11-14 years with polysomnography (PSG)-proven OSA and 86 non-OSA corresponding controls. BMI, tonsil size (Friedman grading scale), and Mallampati score were determined for both groups, and related differences ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Comparison of World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN) data and standard observations at weather stations in the southern Russian Far East - Kleshcheva TI, Potalova EY, Permyakov MS.
Standard observations at 20 weather stations were compared with data of the World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN) in the south of the Russian Far East for the period of 2009-2018. Using two statistical methods, the estimates are obtained of the rad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Statistical and model estimates of the relationship between the intensity and duration of tropical cyclones - Mokhov II, Poroshenko AG.
Statistical estimates of the relationship between the duration and intensity of tropical cyclones using RSMC data for the period of 1951-2019 are presented. A good correspondence is noted between the duration of tropical cyclones, including the most powerf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Survival following road traffic accidents in a level-I trauma center, parametric versus semi-parametric survival models - Yadollahi M, Jamali K, Pazhuheian F, Eftekhari M.
BACKGROUND: Simulation studies present an important statistical tool to investigate the performance, properties, and adequacy of statistical models in pre-specified situations. The proportional hazards model of survival analysis is one of the most importan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Adolescent and youth suicide: risk factors and approaches to prevention - Svetlana M, Catherine N.
The aim of this article is to explore current approach to suicide prevention at school. The article provides information about statistics and the importance of the problem. It addresses risk and protective factors of suicide and its causes. In addition, it... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Under-reporting of deaths limits our understanding of true burden of covid-19, BMJ
Analysis explores why under-reporting of deaths should've been expected, how use of alternative mortality sources can help advocate for a more equitable pandemic response, and highlights the need for increased investment into civil registration and vital statistics systems. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State COVID-19 hospitalizations hit lowest mark since late July
This story is available as part of a content partnership with WFAA-TV. For more local news, visit  WFAA.com. On Monday, state health officials reported there are currently 6,211 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas. This is down from 6,462 the previous day. State hospitalizations have currently declined every day for 34 consecutive days. The last time the state's statistic was this low was when there were 5,846 hospitalizations on July 29. The record-high number of hospitalizations happened on Jan.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jay Wallis (WFAA) Source Type: news

State COVID-19 hospitalizations hit lowest mark since late July
This story is available as part of a content partnership with WFAA-TV. For more local news, visit  WFAA.com. On Monday, state health officials reported there are currently 6,211 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas. This is down from 6,462 the previous day. State hospitalizations have currently declined every day for 34 consecutive days. The last time the state's statistic was this low was when there were 5,846 hospitalizations on July 29. The record-high number of hospitalizations happened on Jan.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jay Wallis (WFAA) Source Type: news

FFRDC Research and Development Expenditures : Fiscal Year 2020
These tables provide data on R&D expenditures for federally funded research and development centers ( FFRDCs ) . Expenditures data are displayed for individually named FFRDCs, by source of funding, and type of R&D. Data are from the FY 2020 FFRDC Research and Development Survey, by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - October 12, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Most Foreign-Born S & E Doctorate Recipients Who Stay in the United States after Graduation Work in S & E Occupations
Most employed early career stayers ( 86 % ) were working in a science and engineering ( S&E ) occupation in 2017. An early career stayer is defined as an S&E doctorate recipient who held a temporary visa at graduation from a U.S. academic institution ( graduated during 2006 – 15 ) , were at the early stage of their career, and were living in the United States in 2017. Another 7 % of these employed early career stayers with S&E doctorates worked in S&E-related occupations ( e.g., healthcare practitioners, S&E managers, and S&E technicians and technologists ) . Data are from surveys by the Natio...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - October 12, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Oregon lawmakers call for federal grand jury investigation into covid fraud
(Natural News) Several Oregon politicians are seeking a grand jury investigation into the “double-standard exclusively for COVID-19 data collection” that was established in their state for the plandemic. Oregon’s statistical compilation methods violated multiple federal laws and distorted mitigation policies, said Senators Kim Thatcher and Dennis Linthicum in a letter to U.S. Attorney Scott Asphaug.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federally Funded R & D Centers Report 3 % Increase in R & D Spending in FY 2020
This InfoBrief provides current data on the United States ’ 42 federally funded research and development centers ( FFRDCs ) , privately operated R&D organizations that are exclusively or substantially financed by the federal government. In FY 2020, these FFRDCs spent $ 23.5 billion on R&D, an annual increase of more than 3 % supported by a rise in federal R&D support. Total FFRDC R&D expenditures have seen an average annual constant dollar increase of almost 1 % from 2011 to 2020. These data are drawn from the FY 2020 FFRDC Research and Development Survey, conducted by National Center for Science and ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - October 12, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Comparative analysis of dental procedure mix in public and private dental benefits programs
Conclusions: Children with public benefits have a procedure mix comparable with those with private benefits. There are substantial differences in procedure mix between publicly and privately insured adults. Even in states that provide extensive dental benefits in Medicaid, those programs primarily finance invasive surgical treatment as opposed to preventive treatment.Practical implications: There is a need to assess best practices in publicly funded programs for children and translate those attributes to programs for adults for more equitable benefit design and care delivery across public and private insurers. (S...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 12, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

PPE distribution (England): 1 September to 30 September 2021, DHSC (published 12th October 2021)
Experimental statistics showing the latest number of personal protective equipment (PPE) items distributed for use by health and social care services in England. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bears vs Raiders: Takeaways from the snap counts, stats, and more
Here’s the full playing time breakdown, and also a spotlight of a few individual and team statistics from the Chicago Bears in their 20... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agent-based models for assessing complex statistical models: an example evaluating selection and social influence estimates from SIENA - Daza S, Kreuger LK.
Although agent-based models (ABMs) have been increasingly accepted in social sciences as a valid tool to formalize theory, propose mechanisms able to recreate regularities, and guide empirical research, we are not aware of any research using ABMs to assess... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

People judge discrimination against women more harshly than discrimination against men - does statistical fairness discrimination explain why? - Feess E, Feld J, Noy S.
Previous research has shown that people care less about men than about women who are left behind. We show that this finding extends to the domain of labor market discrimination: In identical scenarios, people judge discrimination against women more morally... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Spatial statistics and random forest approaches for traffic crash hot spot identification and prediction - Atumo EA, Fang T, Jiang X.
Crash hot spot identification and prediction using spatial statistics and random forest methods on the interstate of Michigan are evaluated. The Getis-Ord statistics are adopted to identify hot spots using location, frequency, and equivalent property damag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Our limited knowledge of youth suicide risk and firearm access - Fleegler EW.
Every year, more than 1000 high school-age youth die by suicide using a firearm.1 The statistics of youth firearm suicide are sobering. From 2010 to 2019, the rate of teenage firearm suicides increased 59%, while the rate of nonfirearm suicides increased 2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

China and the UN at 50- What We Can Achieve Together
Delegation of the People’s Republic of China making its debut at the UN Assembly Hall. Credit: XinhuaBy Siddharth ChatterjeeBEIJING, Oct 11 2021 (IPS) China was one of the architects of the United Nations and was the first signatory of the UN Charter in San Francisco in 1945. But it was only in October 1971, with the Chinese delegation led by Mr. Qiao Guanhua, that China’s representation at the UN resumed. Since that time, the UN has had the great privilege of witnessing and supporting China in achieving one of the greatest periods of socio-economic progress in world history. Now, on the 50th anniversary of C...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Action Combating Desertification and Drought COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Labour Poverty & SDGs Te Source Type: news

Nearly all "covid" deaths in September occurred in the fully vaccinated
(Natural News) The Office for National Statistics (ONS) in the United Kingdom has released a new dataset showing that 81 percent of everyone who died in the month of September after testing “positive” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) was “fully vaccinated” in accordance with government guidelines. In the U.K. alone during the month of September,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More people are dying at home than in the past | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters
Did they receive care and compassion from loved ones or did they die alone, fearful of getting infected in hospital?From the start of the pandemic to 24 September 2021,deaths at home in England and Wales have been 37% higher than the 2015-2019 average, according to the Office for National Statistics.For every three people who used to die at home, four now do. That ’s more than 71,000 “excess” deaths, only 8,500 of which involved Covid. Even asmortality elsewhere fell back to past levels, dying in private homes has persistently remained above average. A natural question arises: are these “extra&rdquo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters Tags: Coronavirus Science UK news Source Type: news

Covid by numbers: 10 key lessons separating fact from fiction
To make sense of coronavirus data, the Observer asked David Spiegelhalterand Anthony Masters of the Royal Statistical Society Covid taskforce to write a column. That column has now inspired a book. Here are some of its insightsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGenomic sequencing has identified more than 1,000 different seeds of Sars-CoV-2 introduced in early 2020. Instead of one central outbreak, reverberating outwards like an explosion, we now know there were many erupting simultaneously across the country. There were far more imports of Sars-CoV-2 from France, Italy and Spain than from Chi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Focus Source Type: news

Unions call for tighter Covid safety measures in schools
Government urged to take action as one in 14 secondary school children in England infected last weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUnions have called on the government to stop “standing by” and reinstate safety measures at schools to prevent further disruption to education this winter as the rate of Covid surges among teenagers.The spread of the virus appears to besignificantly outpacing the government ’s vaccination programme, with one in 14 secondary school-age children in England infected with Covid last week,figures from the Office for National Statistics show, up fr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti Tags: Schools Coronavirus Trade unions Secondary schools Education Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Vaccines and immunisation Science Teaching Politics UK news Source Type: news

UK unions call for tighter Covid safety measures in schools as cases surge
Government urged to take action as one in 14 secondary school children in England infected last weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUnions have called on the government to stop “standing by” and reinstate safety measures at schools to prevent further disruption to education this winter as the rate of Covid surges among teenagers.The spread of the virus appears to besignificantly outpacing the government ’s vaccination programme, with one in 14 secondary school-age children in England infected with Covid last week,figures from the Office for National Statistics show, up fr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti Tags: Schools Coronavirus Trade unions Secondary schools Education Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Vaccines and immunisation Science Teaching Politics UK news Source Type: news

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise among vaccinated in Pa
The latest Department of Health statistics on so-called “breakthrough” infections show that between Sept. 5 and Oct. 4, vaccinated... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blacks' Vaccination Rates Rise as Many Overcome Hesitancy Blacks' Vaccination Rates Rise as Many Overcome Hesitancy
But new research and statistics show that the divide between vaccination rates of whites and African Americans is narrowing.Georgia Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Weekly statistics for NHS Test and Trace (England): 23 September to 29 September 2021, UK Health Security Agency (published 8th October 2021)
Experimental statistics on NHS Test and Trace since its launch on 28 May 2020. Includes reports on NHS Test and Trace (people tested and contact tracing) and rapid (lateral flow device) testing for people without symptoms. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in TWELVE children in England 'had Covid last week'
The Office for National Statistics calculated 786,300 people in England had the virus on October 2, up 19.4 per cent on the previous weekly figure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Physical and Occupational Therapy and Discharge Disposition in Patients with Sepsis...American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Annual Conference (Virtual), September 2429, 2021
To explore whether implementing an early mobility protocol conducted by professionals from PT and or occupational therapy (OT) is associated with discharge location for a group of patients with sepsis, septic shock, or severe sepsis. A quasi-experimental study design was used with a non-equivalent post-test design. The data were collected for 3 months. Mid-sized Midwestern hospital. The population of the usual care group were 117 adult patients admitted to any unit with a diagnosis of sepsis, septic shock, or severe sepsis from February 1, 2019, through April 30, 2019. The early rehabilitation group were 96 patients admitt...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between sepsis incidence and regional socioeconomic deprivation and health care capacity in Germany - an ecological study
Background: Sepsis is a substantial health care burden. Data on regional variation in sepsis incidence in Germany and any possible associations with regional socioeconomic deprivation and health care capacity is lacking.; Methods: Ecological study based on the nationwide hospital Diagnosis-related Groups (DRG) statistics data of 2016. We identified sepsis by ICD-10-codes and calculated crude and age-standardized incidence proportions in the 401 administrative German districts. Associations between socioeconomic and health care capacity indicators and crude and age-adjusted sepsis incidence were investigated by simple and m...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Census Bureau: National Advisory Committee
The Census Bureau will hold a virtual public meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations (NAC) on November 4-5, 2021. The NAC addresses policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including decennial, economic, field operations, information technology, and statistics. The agenda and information on how to join the meeting will be posted on theCensus Advisory Committees website. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 8, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

High cholesterol: GP shares the five most effective ways to lower high cholesterol levels
HEART and circulatory diseases are responsible for a quarter of UK deaths and high cholesterol levels are a major contributor to this statistic. Fortunately, you can lower high cholesterol levels by making simple lifestyle changes. According to doctor Rhianna McClymont, Lead GP at Livi, the digital healthcare provider, there are five tips that trump all others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news