News tagged with risk assessments

Helping front-line nurses help suicidal patients

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.

May 15, 2015
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Sex matters ... even for liver cells

Female liver cells, and in particular those in menopaused women, are more susceptible to adverse effects of drugs than their male counterparts, according to new research carried out by the JRC. It is well known that women ...

Apr 21, 2015
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Even mild heart failure can lead to sudden death

Sudden cardiac arrest is a possible cause of death in patients with non-ischaemic cardiac muscle weakness, i.e. a type of heart failure caused by genetics or for which no cause is known. Now, researchers at the University ...

Feb 16, 2015
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