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'Are We Waiting Long Enough?' Study Raises Questions on Timing of Intracranial Pressure Measurements

Careful monitoring of pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure, or ICP) is crucial for some neurocritical care patients. But current procedures for measuring ICP via an external ventricular drain (EVD) may not leave enough time for accurate I...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of Neuroscience Nursing

What's the Role of Physical Therapy in Palliative Care and Hospice? Special Issue of Rehabilitation Oncology

Physical therapy professionals have a critical role to play in meeting the needs of patients nearing the end of life. An update on the expanding involvement of physical therapists in providing palliative care and hospice care is presented in the Janu...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Rehabilitation Oncology

Significant underreporting in safety data found on Nursing Home Compare website

The website Nursing Home Compare is a go-to resource for many families researching nursing home options for their loved ones, however, a University of Chicago researcher has found that the data used by Nursing Home Compare to report patient safety re...

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Health Services Research

Could Nursing Certification Make a Difference in Adopting Evidence-Based Practices?

A survey of critical care nurses in six UPMC hospitals found a strong association between nurses who were certified in critical care and their knowledge of and perceived value in specific evidence-based practices used to care for patients receiving m...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, January 2020

Embargo expired on 02-Jan-2020 at 06:00 ET

Why It Matters: Prescription for Disaster

Bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. A major cause is their overuse in both humans and animals. At the same time, a lack of financial incentives is setting back efforts to discover new classes of antibiotics. The problem is bo...

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Gabrielle Sierra, "Prescription for Disaster", Why It Matters, December 18, 2019.

Managing HIV/HCV Drug Interactions – JANAC Presents an Update for Nurses

New direct-acting antiviral (DAA) medications are highly effective in curing patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV). But these drugs carry a risk of interactions with antiretroviral therapy (ART) used to control HIV. An update on management of drug in...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

Opioid Self-management Practices and Potential Safety Risks Among Patients with Cancer

Despite a national opioid crisis, prescribed opioid analgesics remain a viable option for pain management for patients with cancer. In effect, patients with cancer represent one of the few groups excluded from most state legislation and policy initi...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Pain; ACS #128779-PEP-15-186-01

Nursing Leaders Convene at Columbia Nursing for First National LGBTQ Health Summit

The first National Nursing LGBTQ Health Summit was a first step toward creating a national health action plan to raise awareness of and improve LGBTQ health.

– Columbia University Irving Medical Center


ARN and Encompass Health Corporation Announce Institutional Membership to Leverage Each Organizations’ Strengths in Rehabilitation Nursing

Announcement of ARN and Encompass Health's Institutional Membership.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Wolters Kluwer, American Journal of Nursing Announce Winners for 2019 Book of the Year Awards

Wolters Kluwer, Health and the American Journal of Nursing today announced the winners of the annual AJN Book of the Year Awards honoring exceptional digital and print texts for advancing healthcare quality.

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

American Journal of Nursing

Chicago Physician Among Appointed Authors of New Guidelines for Treatment of Ischemic Stroke

Chicago Physician Among Appointed Authors of New Guidelines for Treatment of Ischemic Stroke

– Loyola Medicine

DAISY Faculty Award Given to University Alumna

Ashley Heupel '16 is presented with the 2019 Augustana University DAISY Faculty Award at the accelerated class of 2019 nursing pinning ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13.

– Augustana University, South Dakota

DHGE and DePaul University collaborate to offer custom-designed online education programs for healthcare professionals

DHGE and DePaul University collaborate to offer online custom-designed education programs for healthcare professionals. Certificate in Health Law to launch this spring with programs in cybersecurity, health informatics and nursing in development stag...

– DePaul University





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