Smokers are four times more likely than non-smokers to become frequent visitors of emergency rooms.
The first comprehensive study into injury related or premature deaths of residents in nursing homes has found that more than 80 per cent are from falls.
Assessing an individual's risk of suicide is a challenging task for nurses. Three Ryerson researchers, though, are looking for ways to support nurses as they complete the risk-assessment process.
An Italian nurse who had recently been working in Sierra Leone with medical charity Emergency tested positive for Ebola on Tuesday in the country's second case of the virus.
A new study found one in five nursing home residents with advanced dementia harbor strains of drug-resistant bacteria and more than 10 percent of the drug-resistant bacteria are resistant to four or more antibiotic classes. ...