Over recent decades, we have seen a growing tendency for including more single rooms in hospital ward design. Single rooms are often favoured by patients, are highly sought after and rarely empty. Infection control guidelines ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Two new studies paint a complex portrait of aspirin's impact on cancer risk and mortality, with one suggesting the drug may lower the risk of dying from prostate cancer and the other seeing ...
Cancer Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The Lifestyle Modification Clinic at the University of Connecticut Health Center offers patients an alternative to the typical weight loss programs or fad diets.
Health Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The researchers base their findings on 90 patients with knee osteoarthritis, who were referred for group acupuncture to two knee pain clinics in St Albans, Hertfordshire, in 2008 and subsequently monitored for two years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Seven people, most of them elderly women, died after eating pickles contaminated with E. coli in northern Japan, officials said Sunday, in the country's deadliest mass food poisoning in 10 years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Fast-growing retail medical clinics are attracting more older patients and delivering more preventive care, particularly flu shots and other vaccinations, according to a new study from the RAND Corporation.
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nurse-centred care of HIV patients can be just as safe and effective as care delivered by doctors and has a number of specific health benefits, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the University ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Almost 50 per cent of nurses surveyed in a New Zealand-first study have considered quitting after struggling with moral issues beyond their control.
Other Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study of more than 500 patients admitted to, and discharged from, a big-city medical center suggests that nurse-pharmacist teams trained to track down discrepancies between lists of drugs patients are ...
Other Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Edmonton) Male partners of breast cancer patients are likely to take a pass on spousal support groups in favour of exercise or an evening out with friends to cope with stresses associated with the disease, according to new ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A once-weekly cognitive behavioral intervention (CBI) significantly reduces nurses' occupational stress and fatigue and increases vigor, according to research published in the August issue of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nurse burnout leads to higher healthcare-associated infection rates (HAIs) and costs hospitals millions of additional dollars annually, according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Co ...
Health Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Having a stroke or mini stroke has a much more profound effect on women than men when it comes to their quality of life, according to research published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Cardiology Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Emergency room (ER) nurses deal with critical incidents daily and appear to be able to seamlessly carry on with their work. Recent research from a Master of Nursing student at the University of Calgary, ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The nursing profession needs to harness the power of the video-sharing website YouTube to promote a positive image of nurses, after research found that many of the top hits portray them in a derogatory way. That is the key ...
Other Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0