Medical News Today: Can you have flare-ups of osteoarthritis?
Symptoms of osteoarthritis tend to vary in severity. When symptoms suddenly become worse and eventually diminish, this is called a flare-up. These episodes are usually triggered by events such as injuries or times of emotional stress. In this article, learn more about what causes flare-ups and how they are treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoarthritis Source Type: news

Advancing child sexual abuse prevention in schools: an exploration of the effectiveness of the Enough! online training program for K-12 teachers - Gushwa M, Bernier J, Robinson D.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) in schools and educator misconduct represents a threat to the safety and well-being of our children. The Enough! Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in My School program is a 1-hour online training course developed to address the problem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Collaboration Needed to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats to human health throughout the world, warns Gary Cohen, executive vice president of global health for BD. “There is an increasing risk of going back to the pre-antibiotic era,” he told MD+DI. “Resistance is not a new issue—it is just a bigger problem, at an accelerated pace. Because antibiotics have been overprescribed for humans as well as overused in food production, antimicrobial resistance is not just a theoretical threat.” Everyone needs to play a role, including diagnostics manufacturers and even medical device innovators, he ...
Source: MDDI - May 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: IVD Source Type: news

Oscar nominee and palliative care advocate Shoshana Ungerleider on what's new in death
Shoshana Ungerleider is a leading palliative care advocate as well as a practicing physician at California Pacific Medical Center. In her work as an activist and educator on end-of-life issues, she ’s been focused on creating a more human-centered approach to how we die. To this end, Ungerleider has started a philanthropic organization dedicated to education about end-of-life issues, launched an annual symposium on the end-of-life experience called End Well, and helped produce documentary f ilms… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Oscar nominee and palliative care advocate Shoshana Ungerleider on what's new in death
Shoshana Ungerleider is a leading palliative care advocate as well as a practicing physician at California Pacific Medical Center. In her work as an activist and educator on end-of-life issues, she ’s been focused on creating a more human-centered approach to how we die. To this end, Ungerleider has started a philanthropic organization dedicated to education about end-of-life issues, launched an annual symposium on the end-of-life experience called End Well, and helped produce documentary f ilms… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Rural Healthcare Shortage Can Be Lessened, Senators Told
(MedPage Today) -- More online training, rural residency programs would help (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How music helps rehab patients learn how to move again
Research has revealed that music therapy can improve motor skills in patients with neurological disorder. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/White Coat, Black Art Source Type: news

An Affordable Prosthetic Hand
Arm and hand amputees may soon have a prosthetic that lets them type, shake hands, and use a computer mouse—and they won't have to refinance their home to get one. Brain Robotics, a startup led by Bicheng Han, a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University, is developing an Electromyography (EMG)-controlled upper-limb robotic prosthesis that can be directly controlled using muscle signal. Where similar devices cost between $40,000 and $60,000, Brain Robotics plans to sell the device for around $3k-5k. "We want to help more people live the life they want where they couldn't before because a prosthetic was so expensive,&...
Source: MDDI - May 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Heather R. Johnson Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

Tweeting, blogging, podcasting, and streaming at the 25th Cochrane Colloquium
Cochrane UK is delighted to be hosting the 25th  Cochrane Colloquium, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Scotland, from 16th to 18th September 2018.For the first time at a Cochrane Colloquium, we will be taking the conversation  #BeyondTheRoom. Beyond the Room is a digital conference service, started in 2016 by Andr é Tomlin from the Mental Elf. Its aim is to  increase the reach and impact of health events by live tweeting and podcasting from them, to involve people virtually and facilitate a much more democratic conversation (www.beyondtheroom.net).  Andr é...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 25, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

PHC4 revises flawed preventable hospital admissions reports
The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) has revised its April research report on preventable hospital admissions after learning of inaccuracies  in the data provided to the independent state agency for its report. According to PHC4, population data files provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – including county rates – were incorrect.   The council has received corrected data files from AHRQ and updated the figu res in the research brief available here.  “PHC4… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

American Medical Response Offers Free Hands-Only CPR Training as Part of Nationwide Initiative
Syracuse, NY – If a person crumpled to the ground near you, would you know what to do? If that person was unconscious, what would you do next? During the week of May 20, in observation of National Emergency Medical Services Week, American Medical Response (AMR) operations across the country partnered with ACEP & IAFC to train thousands of people to save lives through compression-only CPR. Compression-only CPR is easy to learn and has the ability to keep a cardiac arrest victim alive until paramedics arrive. AMR Syracuse held free hands-only CPR sessions in the Destiny USA Canyon area to teach the compression-only...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: American Medical Response Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care News Source Type: news

American Medical Response Offers Free Hands-Only CPR Training as Part of Nationwide Initiative
Syracuse, NY – If a person crumpled to the ground near you, would you know what to do? If that person was unconscious, what would you do next? During the week of May 20, in observation of National Emergency Medical Services Week, American Medical Response (AMR) operations across the country partnered with ACEP & IAFC to train thousands of people to save lives through compression-only CPR. Compression-only CPR is easy to learn and has the ability to keep a cardiac arrest victim alive until paramedics arrive. AMR Syracuse held free hands-only CPR sessions in the Destiny USA Canyon area to teach the compression-only...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: American Medical Response Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care News Source Type: news

Taking the embarrassment out of health problems
Yale Medicine explores why discussing potentially embarrassing symptoms with your doctor may be the only way to get the treatment you need. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you use Botox under your eyes?
Botox is often used to treat lines and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth. Can it also reduce dark circles or bags under the eyes? Using Botox under the eyes is not approved in the U.S. and researchers are unsure how well it may work and what side effects may occur. Here, learn about the procedure and its alternatives. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Exploring the role of Indian suffragettes
In a year when the UK celebrates the centenary of women first getting the right to vote, a new book will look at the role of Indian women in the global suffrage movement. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, History; Press Release Source Type: news

A Less Invasive Alternative for GERD
Treatment TermsEsophagus disorders Overview When antacids no longer alleviate the burning, belching symptoms of GERD, an acid reflux procedure performed through the mouth can provide much-needed relief. Duke Health ’s Jacob Klapper, MD, and Matthew Hartwig, MD, are among the few esophageal surgeons offering this procedure in North Carolina. “We’re constantly looking for newer, less invasive options to give people freedom from chronic reflux and from taking antacid medications,” Dr. Klapper said. Content Blocks CTA ButtonAcid Reflux Treatment Options CTA Header Learn More Hero Imagegerd_1932x8...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Interventions for obtaining and maintaining employment in adults with severe mental illness, a network meta-analysis
People with severe mental illness show high rates of unemployment and work disability, however, they often have a desire to participate in employment. People with severe mental illness used to be placed in sheltered employment or were enrolled in prevocational training to facilitate transition to a competitive job. Now, there are also interventions focusing on rapid search for a competitive job, with ongoing support to keep the job, known as supported employment. Recently, there has been a growing interest in combining supported employment with other prevocational or psychiatric interventions. To assess the comparative e...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A qualitative study of a blended therapy using problem solving therapy with a customised smartphone app in men who present to hospital with intentional self-harm.
Blended therapy is the integration of internet-based treatment and psychotherapy in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. It has been described as'any possible combination of regular face-to-face treatments and web-based interventions'.1 Several systematic reviews have examined the partial replacement of face-to-face therapy with web-based technologies.2 –4 Yet there have been few descriptions of instances where internet-based therapies supplement or augment face-to-face therapy to create a new treatment rather than simply replacing face-to-face treatment with variable degrees of inperson support. This approach to ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imagen Tech wins de novo clearance for OsteoDetect wrist fracture software
Intelligence-based medical imaging diagnostic group Imagen Technologies today won FDA de novo clearance for its OsteoDetect computer-aided diagnosis software designed to detect wrist fractures in adult patients. The New York-based company’s OsteoDetect software is designed to analyze wrist radiographs using machine learning algorithms to identify regions of distal radius fracturing during the review of posterior-anterior and medial-lateral X-ray images of adult wrists, according to an FDA release. Approval came based off a retrospective study of 1,000 radiograph imagines assessing independent performance of...
Source: Mass Device - May 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance Software / IT Imagen Technologies Source Type: news

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Searches and Finds Paramedic Who Was “Comforting Soul” on Her Journey
First responders often have to look hard for the right address, the right house and even the right person to deliver what is often life-saving care. But it’s not often that a survivor of the care provided by a paramedic goes on a protracted search for a first responder – and finds him five years later. Yet that’s exactly what happened in the case of Battle Ground, Wash. paramedic David Crabtree and the young woman whose survival he contributed to on Feb. 12, 2013. When Heidi Stewart, now 23 and an American Heart Association Go Red For Women volunteer, was a senior at Evergreen High School in Vancouver, Wa...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: American Heart Association Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Source Type: news

Dino-bird dandruff research head and shoulders above rest
Palaeontologists from University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland have discovered 125 million-year-old dandruff preserved amongst the plumage of feathered dinosaurs and early birds, revealing the first evidence of how dinosaurs shed their skin. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Weeding out childhood leukaemia – fighting cancer with nature
New research, led by cancer biologists from the University of Bristol, has shown that bone marrow cells can protect cancer cells from a plant derived anti-cancer agent called Parthenolide. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Faculty of Biomedical Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Hawaii to receive $3M for medical and early childhood development programs
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award more than $3 million to medical training and early childhood development programs on Oahu and Maui. The Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children will be awarded $1.02 million to fund training for medical residents, while Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. will receive $2.1 million to support its Head Start program. “This funding will go a long way in supporting Hawaii’s families,” U.S . Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, a member of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Jaundice Overview Video Jaundice Overview Video
Jaundice is a condition where the skin and eyes take on a yellowish color due to increased levels of bilirubin in the bloodstream. Find out more in this video.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight NLM @ MLA 2018: Did you miss a National Library of Medicine presentation at MLA? Recordings of the NLM theater presentations are now available! The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). Review of applications begins June 27, 2018, and will continue until filled. The MAR offices will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. National N...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

IOM, WHO, DR Congo Ministry of Health Partner to Stop Ebola from Spreading to Kinshasa, Neighbouring
There are concerns that Ebola could spread more widely without proper health screenings at Congo River ports. Photo: IOMBy International Organization for MigrationKINSHASA, May 25 2018 (IOM)Last week, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), cases of Ebola were confirmed in Mbandaka, a city with a population of 1.2 million people some 150 kilometres from where the outbreak originated in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province. The fact that Mbandaka is connected by river routes to DRC’s capital Kinshasa as well as cities in the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, has fuelled concerns that the dise...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: International Organization for Migration Tags: Health Source Type: news

Back from the Medical Library Association ’18 in Atlanta with stories to share!
Staff from the office participated in the Medical Library Association (MLA) 2018 meeting in Atlanta this past week, where we met many of our Network members attending, presenting – and dining on Southern specialties such as chicken and waffles and cheesy grits in downtown restaurants. GMR Outreach Specialist, Derek Johnson, presented a poster titled “Transforming Library Education Opportunities to Reach New Audiences on Third-Party Platforms,” which outlined developing training for public health professional learning platforms, such as TRAIN. In the poster hall, we saw a familiar face from one of our desi...
Source: The Cornflower - May 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Elizabeth Kiscaden Tags: All of Us Blog Conferences and Meetings Source Type: news

Med Students Still Do Pelvic Exams on Women Under Anesthesia Med Students Still Do Pelvic Exams on Women Under Anesthesia
Medical students are still performing pelvic exams on anesthetized women without their consent. An ethicist explains why this practice must end.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Genetic variations in DNA could help improve efficacy of clinical trials
The evolution of medicine relies heavily on the results of clinical trials, which while essential, are extremely costly and carry the potential of unintended adverse consequences. Now researchers from the University of Bristol have devised a new DNA-based method that could better predict whether clinical trials will be effective, potentially saving millions of pounds and ultimately improving the lives of patients. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Problem-based, peer-to-peer global mental health e-learning between the UK and Somaliland: a pilot study.
Conclusions Digital PBL represents an innovative method to extend the benefits of mhGAP-IG beyond front-line clinical staff, to healthcare students in LMICs. Clinical implications Educational resource limitations in LMICs may be overcome using digital platforms and PBL. Replication with non -medical healthcare students is the next step for this model to explore Aqoon's relevance to pressing global mental health workforce challenges. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural course of posttraumatic symptoms in late-adolescent maritime disaster survivors: results of a 12-month follow-up study - Jeon SW, Yoon HK, Kim YK, Han C, Ko YH, Yoon SY, Shin C.
This study is a prospective observational study on 75 late-adolescent survivors of a large passenger ship accident from immediately after the accident to one year later. METHODS: Assessments of student survivors were conducted on day 2 a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bumblebees confused by iridescent colours
A new study published today by the University of Bristol shows for the first time that dazzling iridescent colours in animals can act as camouflage. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Study examines the rise of plaque in arteries
A new Yale study looks at how arterial plaque forms at a molecular level, and may help produce targeted treatments for heart disease and stroke prevention. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The 'Show Dogs' controversy and teaching children consent
"Show Dogs" is a new a children's film in which the main character, a Rottweiler police dog, is pressured into having his genitals examined by a dog show judge. Should this have come out before #MeToo turned our communal attention to the ubiquity of sexual abuse and harassment, the inclusion of this plot line would have been regrettable. The fact that it happened afterward is mind-boggling. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sheffield student with cleft lip bullied for the way he looked
A 13-year-old boy bullied because of his cleft lip is working with a charity to help others like him. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulmonx Closing in On Approval for Valve to Treat Emphysema
Pulmonx has some additional ammunition in its bid to get its severe emphysema treatment valve FDA approval. The Redwood City, CA-based company released positive one-year-results from the LIBERATE pivotal trial of the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve, which shows the study met all primary and secondary endpoints in treating emphysema patients. Emphysema falls under the umbrella of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is characterized by damage to the walls of the lungs between the air sacs, according to the National Emphysema Foundation. This damage causes the sacs to lose their shape and often, the destruction of tho...
Source: MDDI - May 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Source Type: news

Can AI reliably measure carotid intima-media thickness?
Artificial intelligence (AI) software that combines deep-learning and machine-learning...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology leaders must counter hype over AI in radiology Can mild carotid atherosclerosis hurt mental cognition? Mount Sinai Heart launches BioImage-2 study Elastography can help evaluate carotid plaque US spots subclinical atherosclerosis in low-risk women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Chart House Discount, an AARP Member Benefit
As an AARP member, you can save off your check at Chart House every day. ... Learn more details about this restaurant benefit and how to access. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Major disabilities research project highlights need for change
The daily lives of disabled people are impacted by ‘ unhelpful, exclusionary or downright abusive ’ practices, according to a major research project looking at issues facing those with disabilities in the UK today. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Norah Fry Research Centre; Press Release Source Type: news

USTC reveals the mechanism how moderate sunlight exposure improves learning and memory
(University of Science and Technology of China) USTC researchers have shed new lights on the correlation between sunlight exposure and related neurobehaviors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UMD food scientist guides students towards revelatory findings in women's health
(University of Maryland) In an effort to sustain and educate the next generation of food safety experts in the United States, Dr. Bob Buchanan of the University of Maryland has served as a scientific mentor to a pair of academically accelerated high school students who are challenging the current food avoidance recommendations for pregnant women as established by the CDC and ACOG. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Advancing composites, and the careers that shape them
Composites are used for a wide array of demanding applications. Planes made mostly of carbon-fibre reinforced polymer have, for example, existed for several years. An EU-funded training network is helping to hone the skills of 12 young researchers who are striving to take composite design another step ahead. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - May 25, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

EU and Asian researchers join forces to learn lessons on coastal flooding
Could holistic flood risk assessment have mitigated the 'Great Flood' that hit Thailand in 2011? The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) - in Thailand - is on the case. The project team hopes to reduce the likelihood of coastal areas around the world experiencing the catastrophic flooding that wiped out 20 000km2 of farmland. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - May 25, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Charity ’s excessive surveillance is harming care of the vulnerable, says UNISON
24 May 2018 Embargo: 00.01hrs Friday 25 May 2018 Charity’s excessive surveillance is harming care of the vulnerable, says UNISON National care charity – Community Integrated Care (CIC) – is subjecting its staff to such a degree of surveillance that they are unable to care for vulnerable people properly, says UNISON today (Friday). CIC employees have expressed concern at the introduction of a new sign-in system, and have started a petition. This hi-tech clock-in machine identifies staff by their fingerprints and photographs them each time they sign in or out. Staff who work through the night are required t...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 24, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release care surveillance Source Type: news

Are doctors obsolete? "Deep learning" AI system trounced doctors in predicting heart failure in patients, boasting 97 percent accuracy
(Natural News) Autonomous cars are controversial, but proponents point out that they are far safer than traditional cars because the artificial intelligence systems controlling them are not vulnerable to human error. The computer, they say, won’t fall asleep at the wheel, get distracted checking its text messages, or drive while intoxicated. It’s better at math... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Irie Classroom Toolbox: developing a violence prevention, preschool teacher training program using evidence, theory, and practice - Baker-Henningham H.
In this paper, I describe the development of the Irie Classroom Toolbox, a school-based violence prevention, teacher training program for use with children aged 3-6 years. In-depth interviews were conducted with Jamaican preschool teachers, who had partici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The impact of professional development on collective efficacy beliefs to prevent and manage behaviour problems in elementary school - Bernier V, Guadreau N.
This article presents the results of a study measuring the impact of the in-service training program Regard neuf on collective efficacy beliefs regarding the prevention and management of students' behavioral difficulties. A pre-experimental design was used... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Deep learning to predict falls in older adults based on daily-life trunk accelerometry - Nait Aicha A, Englebienne G, van Schooten KS, Pijnappels M, Kr öse B.
Early detection of high fall risk is an essential component of fall prevention in older adults. Wearable sensors can provide valuable insight into daily-life activities; biomechanical features extracted from such inertial data have been shown to be of adde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The behaviour change checklist: assessing behaviour recognition and motivation for intentional and self-directed behaviour change for Australian students at high risk of secondary school disengagement - Raymond I, Curtis D, Owens L.
Secondary students exhibiting severe aggressive, disengaged or avoidant behaviours are at high risk of negative psychosocial outcomes. The assessment of motivation for self-directed change remains an important consideration within intervention planning. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Systemic approach for injury and violence prevention: what we can learn from the Harlem Children's Zone and Promise Neighborhoods - Taylor C, Schorr LB, Wilkins N, Smith LS.
An escalating volume of injury prevention research over the past half century has dramatically increased our understanding of the risk and protective factors associated with injury and violence, and the efficacy of interventions for addressing these ris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news