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10 stories for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 18, 2019
In the Journals

Variation in antibiotic prescribing at urgent care centers is ‘intense’

November 18, 2019
An analysis of more than 1.1 million urgent care encounters in a large health care network revealed an “intense” variation in their antibiotic prescribing…

Q&A: Discovery of new HIV strain a reminder of challenging pandemic

November 16, 2019
Researchers recently discovered a new strain of HIV from patient samples collected in 1983, 1990 and 2001 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC. Infectious
In the Journals

Site assessment score reduces central venous catheter complications

November 15, 2019
The implementation of a novel central-line insertion site assessment score reduced the prevalence of lines with local inflammation or infections, ensured timely response…
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SLACK Incorporated journals recognized in Nursing Journal Hall of Fame

August 8, 2018
SLACK Incorporated, an independent STM publisher of leading health care journals, is pleased to announce the inclusion…
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State of the Science

Interventions to Enhance Empathy and Person-Centered Care for Individuals With Dementia: A Systematic Review

Research in Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, November 11, 2019
Empathy, or the ability to imagine what someone else may be feeling or thinking, is a crucial component of meaningful…
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Focus On: Physician Burnout

Focus On: Physician Burnout

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Disparities in Dementia Occurrence and Rate of Cognitive Decline Between African American and White Long-Term Care Residents

Research in Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, November 11, 2019
The objective of the current study was to investigate possible racial disparities in dementia among long-term care…
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