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Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks Read article


Naloxone Products Stay Effective Long After Expiration Date

November 07, 2018 Narcan, Evzio chemically stable for at least 10 to 12 months after listed expiration dates

AHA: Opioid Use Appears to Up Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

November 05, 2018 Opioid prescription independently tied to likelihood of having atrial fibrillation in cohort of young veterans

AAP Warns of Harms of Corporal Punishment for Children

November 05, 2018 Parents are encouraged to use healthy forms of discipline such as positive reinforcement

AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health

November 02, 2018 Increase in mental health-related diagnoses from 2012 to 2016, higher rate for non-Hispanic blacks

Palliative Care Reduces Odds of Suicide in Lung Cancer Patients

June 22, 2018 Only 20 percent of patients who died by suicide had a palliative care encounter

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

June 14, 2018 ~75 percent of those with acute insomnia recover good sleep; ~6 percent develop chronic insomnia

Poor Social Network Adds Health Risks Across Cardiac Diagnoses

June 11, 2018 Having no one to talk to linked to worse self-rated mental and physical health, anxiety, depression

DDW: Psych Disorders Make GERD Hard to Dx by Symptoms Alone

June 05, 2018 Symptoms are unreliable for establishing presence of reflux in patients with minor psychiatric disorders

Much International Consensus Regarding Employment in Autism

May 10, 2018 International consensus that work experience, vocational training are important to help obtain job

Pivotal Response Treatment Plus NAO Robot Effective in Autism

May 10, 2018 Decrease in parent-rated ASD-related symptoms over time with PRT using humanoid robot

Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse

May 08, 2018 Correlations seen for sexting with intimate partner violence perpetration for boys, victimization for girls

Executive Function Improved With Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

May 07, 2018 Better EF skills in 12-year-olds exposed to prenatal SSRI, even controlling for maternal depressive sx

Social Media Negatively Affects Body Satisfaction in Women

May 04, 2018 Time spent on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest tied to higher scores on measures relating to body image

Drug-Related Endocarditis Cases Up From 2007 to 2015

April 26, 2018 Increase in endocarditis over nine-year study period mirrored increase in concomitant mixed drug use

Depression, Antidepressant Use May Up Risk of A-Fib

March 22, 2018 CES-D ≥16, antidepressant use each associated with higher incidence of atrial fibrillation