Top News: #Health

Here are the top read news for #health:   This mother drank while pregnant. Here’s what her daughter’s like at 43: Kathy Mitchell wants to share something with you. She’s not proud of it, and it’s not a behavior she hopes you’ll emulate. It’s just the truth: As a teen, Kathy drank alcohol while pregnant…

Top News: #Nursing

Here are the top read news for #nursing: Reduce nurse burnout by treating nurses as well as we treat patients: One of my most memorable experiences was more than a decade ago while working for a level one trauma center on the East Coast. I was sitting in a hospital break room during one of…

Top News: #Stroke

Here are the top read news for #stroke:   New AHA/ASA Statement on Expanding Use of tPA in Stroke: The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued a new scientific statement on the rationale for the inclusion and exclusion criteria for intravenous alteplase (tissue plasminogen activator [tPA]) in acute ischemic stroke. Read more Few Americans under…

Top News: #Healthcare

Here are the top read news for #healthcare:   Your Doctor Is Arriving Now: Uber-like apps for doctors are expanding, but health care on wheels should be used wisely. Read more Hemophilia Patient or Drug Seller? Dual Role Creaste Ehtical Quandry: When hemophiliacs make their living by selling lucrative hemophilia drugs, patient advocates say it creates…

Top News: #Patient Safety

Here are the top read news for #PatientSafety:   At the Hospital, Better Responses to Those Beeping Alarms: In hospitals, alarms on patient-monitoring devices create a cacophony of noise day and night—beeping, pinging and ringing so often that doctors and nurses ignore them, turn them off or just stop hearing them. Read more   10 Strategies…

Top News: #InfusionTherapy

Here are the top read news for #infusiontherapy:   Best Central Venous Catheter Location? The optimal location for central venous catheter (CVC) placement remains a contentious debate, despite years of use and thousands of published reports. This study was designed to randomly assign adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients in France to undergo CVC insertion…