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Men Now Comprise ~10 Percent of RN Workforce

October 18, 2017. 12:00 PM CDT. About half of increase due to educational attainment, rising demand, liberalizing gender attitudes Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Online Ratings Not Aligned With Objective Quality Measures

October 16, 2017 In addition, consumer ratings are consistent across platforms for specialist physicians

Most Female Physicians Have Faced Sexist Patient Comments

October 16, 2017 Sexual harassment by patients can negatively affect physician-patient relationship, quality of care

Many College Students Believe Stimulants Can Boost Grades

October 16, 2017 More frequent use of alcohol, marijuana also tied to increased likelihood of prescription stimulant use

Serious Suffering Affects Almost Half of Those Who Die Yearly

October 13, 2017 Vast majority who experience serious health-related suffering have no palliative care, pain relief

Aqueous Humor Can Serve as Surrogate Tumor Biopsy

October 13, 2017 In eyes of children with retinoblastoma, AH has sufficient tumor-derived DNA for genetic analyses

Quality Issues for Both Paper-, Electronic-Based Health Records

October 13, 2017 Study affirms poor quality of nursing documentation, as well as lack of knowledge and skills

Ride-Sharing Services Could Cut Alcohol-Related Crashes

October 13, 2017 However, full effect on motor vehicle crash rate may be subject to local context

New Framework Guides Tx Decisions for Atopic Dermatitis

October 13, 2017 Recommendations made as part of consensus statement by International Eczema Council

Low-Cost Services a Major Player in Unnecessary Health Spending

October 12, 2017 Costs associated with low-cost, low-value health services nearly twice as high as high-cost services

Eczema Health Care Use Down for Non-Hispanic Black Children

October 12, 2017 Among children with one or more ambulatory visit for eczema, non-Hispanic blacks have more visits, Rxs

Direct Primary Care May Fill Niche for Uninsured

October 11, 2017 Model offers monthly charge for routine medical care but is not a form of medical insurance

Medical License Questions Sway Doctors’ Mental Health Help

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

Rising BMI Trends for Children Have Plateaued in Many Countries

October 11, 2017 Trends have flattened in northwestern Europe, some high-income regions but accelerated in parts of Asia

Interventions Have No Long-Term Effect on Inappropriate Rx

October 11, 2017 Increase in inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in 12 months after removing behavioral interventions

AAP Releases List of Often-Unnecessary Tests

October 11, 2017 Tests in response to short height, signs of early puberty may not be needed in healthy children