Gerontology & Geriatrics

GPs need help assessing fitness to drive in older people

Assessing fitness to drive in older people remains one of the more challenging duties of a general practitioner, with academic GPs calling for a validated objective toolkit to support GPs' clinical judgment and aid discussions ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Phone-based intervention aids rheumatoid arthritis care

(HealthDay)—A nurse-based phone education intervention can promote shared decision making in patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Dec. 5 in Musculoskeletal Care.

Health

New toolkit helps nurses use genomics in patient care

Nurses and other health professionals looking to integrate genomics into patient care now have access to an online toolkit with more than 100 resources, part of a new website launched by the National Human Genome Research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New toolkit designed to help those who help trauma victims

Firefighters, emergency responders, and other victim service professionals dedicate their lives to caring for others. But in order to do that effectively, they must also care for themselves.

Medications

Helping communities tackle the opioid epidemic

With opioid drug overdoses becoming a growing national health crisis, Rutgers experts have created a toolkit to help communities across New Jersey combat the deadly problem.

Health

Digital toolkit aims to prevent falls amongst the elderly

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has endorsed a new online toolkit developed by researchers at Keele University, which aims to prevent falls amongst the elderly that cost the NHS more than £2 ...

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