Psychology & Psychiatry

How do schools address self-harm in adolescents?

In a survey-based study of 153 secondary schools in England and Wales, staff stated that adolescent self-harm is an important concern, but emotional health and wellbeing is the primary health priority for schools. In the ...

Immunology

Most schools have variety of food allergy policies

(HealthDay)—The vast majority of school nurses report staff training on anaphylaxis and epinephrine availability, though barriers to implementation of food allergy policies exist, according to a study published in the March ...

Other

DMV program can generate additional organ donors

(HealthDay)—A brief, web-based training program for department of motor vehicles (DMV) employees that educates them about organ and tissue donation can increase the likelihood of customers registering as organ donors, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher questions hospital cleanliness

(Medical Xpress)—A Queen's researcher has found that nearly 40 per cent of infection control practitioners do not believe their hospital is sufficiently clean.

Health

Electronic prescribing in NHS hospitals patchy at best

(Medical Xpress)—Patchy use of electronic prescribing in NHS hospitals – and the huge diversity of systems - creates huge challenges for both patient safety and staff training, according to a new study published today ...

Health

New TCD research on pregnancy loss in rural Ireland

The importance of support networks to mediate the impact of pregnancy loss and minimise the risk of disenfranchised grief has been highlighted in new research undertaken by Trinity College's School of Social Work and Social ...

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