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ARCH study: Romosozumab data show increased cardiovascular risk

May 22, 2017

Treatment with the anti-sclerostin monoclonal antibody romosozumab resulted in fewer new fractures in postmenopausal women with high-risk osteoporosis compared with alendronate, according to a press release from Amgen.

However, romosozumab (Evenity, Amgen and UCB) resulted in more cardiovascular serious adverse events (2.5%) compared with alendronate (1.9%) at 12 months, according to the release.

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Sugar-sweetened beverage tax may lower consumption in Irish children

May 22, 2017
As expected, intake of sugar-sweetened beverages is greater among children with overweight or obesity compared with normal-weight children, suggesting that taxing these…

WHO: 302 attacks on health care workers in 2016, most in Syria

May 22, 2017
WHO counted 302 attacks on health care workers in 20 countries last year, leading to 372 deaths and 491 injuries. But the agency said these types of attacks are probably…
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Nearly one in four adult outpatients with CAP fail antibiotic therapy

May 21, 2017
Approximately one in four adult outpatients prescribed antibiotic therapy for community-acquired pneumonia did not adequately respond to treatment, according to data…
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CNE Article

The PARENTED Outline for Observing Hospitalized Pediatric Patients and Their Families

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
The PARENTED outline (a mnemonic device) and the companion Parenting Landscape handout are proposed tools for clinical…
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An Innovative Academic Progression in Nursing Model in New York State

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
The Dual Degree Partnership in Nursing (DDPN) is a unique articulation model created in 2005 between two nursing…
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Using Training Needs Assessment to Develop a Nurse Preceptor–Centered Training Program

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, May 2017, Volume 48 Issue 5
Studies reveal that most nurse preceptor preparation programs do not meet nurse preceptors' training needs. This study…
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