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TBI increases likelihood of incident sleep disorders in large study of veterans

TBI increases likelihood of incident sleep disorders in large study of veterans

A traumatic brain injury diagnosis increased the risk for incident sleep disorders over 14 years, according to the results of a longitudinal cohort study of nearly 200,000 veterans published in Neurology.

March 03, 2021
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Opioid use among patients with knee osteoarthritis costs US society $14B

Opioid use among patients with knee osteoarthritis costs US society $14B

The societal cost of total lifetime opioid use in patients with knee osteoarthritis is approximately $14 billion, nearly half of which is due to lost work productivity, diversion and criminal justice costs, according to data.

March 03, 2021
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Ebola outbreaks in DRC, Guinea prompt CDC rules for air passengers

Ebola outbreaks in DRC, Guinea prompt CDC rules for air passengers

The CDC said it will begin requiring airlines to collect information from air travelers entering the United States from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Guinea, where two separate Ebola outbreaks are ongoing.

March 03, 2021
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Analysis suggests child bullies have higher risk for substance use later in life

Analysis suggests child bullies have higher risk for substance use later in life

Children and adolescents who bully their peers have a higher risk for drug, alcohol and tobacco use later in life, according to the results of a meta-analysis published in Pediatrics.

March 03, 2021
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COVID-19 pandemic linked to increase in alcohol withdrawal rates for hospitalized patients

COVID-19 pandemic linked to increase in alcohol withdrawal rates for hospitalized patients

Alcohol withdrawal rates have increased among hospitalized patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to results of a research letter published in JAMA Network Open.

March 03, 2021
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Q&A: Mentorship key to preparing next generation of ophthalmologists

Q&A: Mentorship key to preparing next generation of ophthalmologists

One welcome consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people are seriously talking about health disparity and lack of access to care in communities of color, Eydie G. Miller-Ellis, MD, told Healio/OSN.

March 03, 2021
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Allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines rare, but ‘a lot of uncertainty’ remains

Allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines rare, but ‘a lot of uncertainty’ remains

A panel of experts at the virtual American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting highlighted current evidence on allergic reactions to available COVID-19 vaccines and how to assess patients who have had a reaction.

March 03, 2021
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Fresenius launches care coordination program for patients with kidney disease

Fresenius launches care coordination program for patients with kidney disease

At the start of National Kidney Month, Fresenius Medical Care has launched a program focused on improving care coordination for patients with chronic kidney disease.

March 03, 2021
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Incentives program may reduce alcohol dependence in American Indian, Alaska Native adults

Incentives program may reduce alcohol dependence in American Indian, Alaska Native adults

Providing tangible incentives for abstaining from alcohol may reduce alcohol dependence among American Indian and Alaska Native adults, according to results of a randomized clinical trial published in JAMA Psychiatry.

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Patients with distal radius and ulnar fractures have inferior subjective 1-year outcomes

Register results showed worse DASH scores at 1 year for patients with combined distal radius and distal ulnar fractures vs. those with any type of distal radius fracture, a presenter said at the Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting.

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Transitioning Treatment through New Immunological Pathways in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Influenza Insights: When Flu Strikes Patients With Rheumatic Diseases

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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Applying Newer Diagnostic Criteria, and Examining Expanding Options for Treatment

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Flu in the Rheum! Managing Influenza Infection

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Ace the Case: A 43-Year-Old Woman With Shortness of Breath

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Ace the Case: A 21-Year-Old Woman With Vaginal Discharge

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Ace the Case: A 65-Year-Old Man With Shortness of Breath

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Ace the Case: A 64-Year-Old Woman With Acute-Onset Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, and Fever

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Monitoring Programs for Nurses With Substance Use Disorders: One Nurse's Journey and Recommendations

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, March 2021, Volume 59 Issue 3

Estimates of nurses with substance use disorders (SUDs) are approximately equal to those of the general public. Historically, nurses with SUDs faced…

Psychiatric Emergencies and the Potential Role of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioners

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, March 2021, Volume 59 Issue 3

Emergency departments (EDs) are experiencing a worsening crisis of overcrowding, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. Persons experiencing…

The Effect of Simulation-Enhanced Orientation on Graduate Nurses: An Integrative Review

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

The purpose of this review is to examine the state of science of simulation-enhanced orientation and its effect on graduate nurses (GNs).
GNs are essential…

A Continued Professional Development Nursing Partnership in a Remote Bolivian Hospital

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

Bolivia's recent enactment of universal health care to increase access and delivery of health services can increase health care demands in underresourced,…

Brilliant at the Basics: An Academic Practice Partnership to Build Nursing Management Expertise

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

This article describes the importance of building academic and practice partnerships, and the process in developing and implementing a successful…

Global Integration of Palliative Nursing Education to Improve Health Crisis Preparedness

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

COVID-19 has highlighted the need for universal palliative care access. Nurses require palliative care education throughout the trajectory of professional…

Meeting the Doctor of Nursing Practice Essentials Through a Journal Club Clinical Experience

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

Students implementing journal clubs can meet Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) essential skills by developing analytical methods to critically appraise the…

The Show Must Go On: Using Technology for Rapid Onboarding and Orientation During COVID-19 and Beyond

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

The global pandemic presented an opportunity for using technology in expanded ways to meet mandated restrictions posed by the crisis. Nursing professional…

Using an Escape Room Modality to Teach Mock Code Essentials

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

Many people view escape rooms as challenging and fun. They require teams to communicate and work together effectively to solve puzzles to unlock the door…

Naturalistic Lessons in Post-Inauguration Leadership

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, March 2021, Volume 52 Issue 3

Leadership development opportunities can be derived from naturalistic learning experiences. Six lessons from the recent presidential campaign are…