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Serious Suffering Affects Almost Half of Those Who Die Yearly

October 13, 2017. 7:00 PM CDT. Vast majority who experience serious health-related suffering have no palliative care, pain relief Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Medical License Questions Sway Doctors’ Mental Health Help

October 11, 2017 Asking only about current mental health may encourage help-seeking behavior

Critical Care Nurses Should Be Prepared for Open Abdomen

October 11, 2017 Continuing education article outlines patient management strategies

Autoimmunities for T1D, Celiac Co-Occur More Than Expected

October 10, 2017 Greater co-occurrence seen in children with T1D family history, HLA-DR3/4, and SNP rs3184504

Novel Metrics Suggested for Assessing EHR Use

October 10, 2017 Metrics aim to provide insight into the clinician experience in light of impaired practice efficiency

Patient, Provider Interventions May Up Colonoscopy Rates

October 10, 2017 Patient navigators, provider reminders may improve colonoscopy rates after positive fecal test

Higher Levels of Fungus ID’d in Patients With Crohn’s

October 10, 2017 Patients with Crohn's had higher levels of Candida tropicalis, Escherichia coli, Serratia marcenscens

Injured Patients Want More Info on Safety Improvement Efforts

October 09, 2017 Eighteen of 30 patients and family members reported the CRP experience to be positive overall

Antibiotic Use Not Linked to Islet, Celiac Disease Autoimmunity

October 09, 2017 Exposure to and frequency of antibiotic use in young children not associated with risk of autoimmunity

Short-Lived Benefits for Abusive Supervisory Behavior

October 06, 2017 Positive indirect effect on work engagement via recovery level, which is short-lived

Enrolling in Aerodigestive Clinic Cuts Children’s Inpatient Days

October 06, 2017 Enrollment of children with special health care needs linked to 6.8 fewer hospital days per patient per year

Most Cancer Drugs Approved in Europe Show No Survival Benefit

October 06, 2017 Even in the postmarketing period, half of cancers have no evidence of significant survival gain

Liver Cancer Remains a Major Public Health Burden Globally

October 06, 2017 Findings can be used to guide liver cancer prevention efforts

Electrolyte Issues With Chronic Alcohol Use Span Social Spectrum

October 06, 2017 Telltale signs of chronic alcohol use are large drops in plasma phosphate, magnesium, potassium, calcium

Stronger Nocebo Effect When Inert Rx Labeled As Expensive

October 06, 2017 Neural interactions between cortex, brainstem, and spinal cord mediate this effect

21 Percent of Americans Report Experiencing a Medical Error

October 05, 2017 Survey results show patients and families feel some responsibility for patient safety