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Pelvic bone loss may contribute to pelvic stress fracture after hip replacement surgery

Total hip replacement may affect the development of a type of pelvic stress fracture, sacral insufficiency fracture (SIF), suggests a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership...
23-Nov-2021 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Using the law to advance public health equity: JPHMP presents update on public health interventions to address disparities related to structural racism

The law provides a powerful tool for public health professionals to meet the challenges of advancing health equity, according to a special article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The journal is published in the Lippincott...
22-Nov-2021 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

No extra COVID-19 risk for ECMO transport teams, reports ASAIO Journal

Critically ill patients with COVID-19 can safely be transported for lifesaving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy – with no increased risk of transmitting COVID-19 transmission to ECMO transport team members following standard...
22-Nov-2021 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Incontinence and incontinence-associated dermatitis have serious negative health and financial outcomes—Massive, multi-site study shows

Higher cost of care and worse patient outcomes are associated with incontinence and incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) in acute care settings, according to analysis published in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing (JWOCN), the...
17-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

JWOCN Presents Updated Statement on Preoperative Stoma Site Marking

Choosing and marking a stoma site, with accompanying patient education, is an important part of care for patients who may need an ostomy. Professionals involved in the care of patients undergoing stoma surgery will find a current, evidence-based...
16-Nov-2021 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Lower risk of death for Black Veterans with heart failure and pneumonia in VA system

A study of Veterans hospitalized for common conditions in the Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system confirms that adjusted mortality rates are lower for Black compared to White Veterans – while also showing higher adjusted mortality rates among...
15-Nov-2021 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Harvard Review of Psychiatry focuses on identity problems in clinical practice

Many people struggle with issues of identity: who they are and their place in the world. For psychiatrists, focusing on identity problems can help patients to progress in psychotherapy and become "more adaptive, integrated versions of themselves,"...
15-Nov-2021 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Accreditation in healthcare quality and safety: First standards for graduate programs

Initial standards for accreditation of graduate programs in the burgeoning professional discipline of healthcare quality and safety (HQS) are presented in the November/December issue of American Journal of Medical Quality (AJMQ), official journal...
11-Nov-2021 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Pelvic floor experts issue new recommendations for magnetic resonance defecography

Magnetic resonance defecography (MRD) has emerged as a powerful, noninvasive imaging technique to evaluate the many possible causes of problems in passing bowel movements. A new set of consensus recommendations for performing and interpreting the...
23-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

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