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Article ID: 695726

Researchers develop new method to identify patients at risk for readmission, emergency room visits or death

Penn State College of Engineering

Researchers from Penn State and Geisinger Health System developed a model to predict a patient's risk for needing further medical care three days after being discharged from the hospital.

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8-Jun-2018 12:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695687

Anesthesiology Foundations Announce $300,000 Patient Safety Grant for Young Investigators

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) and Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), charitable arms of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), today announced a call for applications for their new perioperative patient safety Mentored Research Training Grant. The grant has been founded jointly by the foundations, recognizing the overlap in their missions regarding developing physician investigators and advancing patient safety. Applications will be accepted between June 7, 2018 and December 14, 2018.

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Article ID: 695272

Six steps to optimize nutrition support for ICU patients

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

A six-step bundle published in Critical Care Nurse offers bedside nurses and other members of the interprofessional team a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to early nutrition. The bundle reinforces new guidelines from the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

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Article ID: 695408

UTHealth film about Third Reich’s “killing nurses” wins Platinum at WorldFest

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival has honored a 56-minute film produced by Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) with a Platinum Remi Award given for a documentary under 60 minutes. The original documentary film, Caring Corrupted: the Killing Nurses of the Third Reich, is a grim cautionary story about nurses who participated in the Holocaust and abandoned their professional ethics during the Nazi era.

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Article ID: 695359

Philips and Dana-Farber operationalize and scale Clinical Pathways

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

he Dana-Farber Clinical Pathways will be deployed through the Philips IntelliSpace Oncology Platform, providing clinical decision support to physicians via a patient-centric solution.

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31-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695231

The Power of Telemedicine

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Betty Ozen has a spring in her step again, thanks to her quick-acting daughter, the wonders of telemedicine and a helping paw from Jojo.

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Article ID: 694751

Team Approach to Support Families Improves ICU Patient-Centered Care and Lowers Costs

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Families of critically ill hospital patients report higher satisfaction with clinician communication and a better perception of patient-centered care when the care team uses a low-cost strategy involving intensive emotional support and frequent meetings.

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17-May-2018 1:00 PM EDT
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Surviving Sepsis Campaign Update Focuses on Critical First Hour

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For patients with sepsis, a serious infection causing widespread inflammation, immediate treatment is essential to improve the chances of survival. An updated “Hour-1 Bundle” of the international, evidence-based guidelines for treatment of sepsis is introduced in the June issue of Critical Care Medicine. The official journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Critical Care Medicine is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 694721

The Medical Minute: The ABCs of Handling Emergency Situations

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Emergency situations are always stressful, but knowing how to respond at such a time can greatly reduce the anxiety so that everyone involved can get through it safely.

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16-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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