News tagged with home visits
(HealthDay)—Among pediatric cancer patients who receive medications at home, errors are common, with a rate of 3.6 errors with injury per 100 patients, according to a study published online April 29 in ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Even parents who have had no contact with child welfare agencies believe negative stereotypes about social workers and the likely outcomes of abuse or neglect investigations, misconceptions that complicate agencies' efforts ...
Health Mar 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Latina women in a diabetes-prevention program show fewer signs of depression during pregnancy and in early postpartum, a University of Michigan study indicates.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Newly published results from a randomized controlled clinical trial in the Pacific U.S. territory of American Samoa add clear evidence for the emerging idea that community health workers can meaningfully ...
Diabetes Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The answer to early childhood tooth decay could be just a phone call away, thanks to new research by the University of Queensland and Queensland Health.
Dentistry Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic heart failure (CHF) patients are less likely to have died a year after discharge if they are involved in a programme of active follow-up once they have returned home than patients given standard care, according to ...
Cardiology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A new system of caring for people with dementia in their homes could keep them from having to move into nursing homes and improve their quality of life, new research suggests.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
As childhood and adolescent deaths from infectious diseases have declined worldwide, policymakers are shifting attention to preventing deaths from noncommunicable causes, such as drug and alcohol use, mental health problems, ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly 1 in 10 children have asthma, according to government statistics, and in low-income parts of Boston, nearly 16 percent of children are affected. A program called the Community Asthma Initiative (CAI), developed and ...
Health Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study of Baltimore City children with asthma shows that two programs designed to improve disease outcomes among those who may be affected the worst fall short of expectations.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Home nursing visits are as safe and effective as office-based care for initial post-delivery well-baby check-ups, according to medical researchers.
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Early and regular home visits to first-time mothers that encourage breastfeeding and 'tummy time' during their child's first year of life improve the likelihood of their children growing up being a healthy ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |