A high proportion of nonurgent blood draws in a single hospital occurred during early morning hours when patients were asleep.
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Selection of HIV PrEP regimen should include an assessment of bone and renal risk factors, which may be found in more than half of patients.
Frequent cannabis users may have poor response to pain control after surgery and may require more rescue medications such as opioids.
The American College of Physicians updated its 2017 guideline on pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
Toolkit provides guidance on the COVID-19 bivalent booster and oral antiviral therapeutics.
Job satisfaction rates among PAs remain high despite burnout and stress amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author describes symptoms of life threatening illness that might be mistaken for a normal part of the aging process in older patients.
Determining when smartphone use has become an addiction in patients is tricky. Researchers outline what to look for.
Expert provides strategies for advocating for APRN full practice authority by presenting the health equity case and business case.
The AACN consensus statement addresses recent changes in tele-critical care nursing practice.
NFID survey show beliefs about influenza and pneumococcal disease, as well as attitudes and practices around vaccination, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 10,950 newly certified PAs are part of the 158,470 PAs in the US.
The rate of postvaccination health events was lower among pregnant persons than among similarly aged, nonpregnant female individuals following COVID-19 mRNA vaccinations.
Intervention targeting internal self-regulation and attentional pathways improves emotional regulation and behavior in at-risk students
Military hospitals are implementing therapy dog programs to support patients, families, and staff.
Medical experts discuss the clinical implications of the potential overturn of Roe v Wade for women’s health.
While food insecurity is a leading public health issue, research shows that nutrition security may be a better target for disease prevention strategies.
Eating prunes daily may protect against bone loss, osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Refusal of vitamin K administration is also often correlated with refusal of other preventive care modalities in infants such as hepatitis B vaccination.
Four healthy diets were linked to a reduced risk for new-onset gout in women. Diet selection can be made based on patient preference and comorbidities.
Expert calls Pennsylvania’s hospital strike teams short-sighted and a distraction from urgently needed evidence-based policy actions to improve nurse staffing issues.
ACOG practice guidance recommends a COVID-19 booster dose for all pregnant and lactating individuals.
Researchers report on willingness of the general US population to pay for telehealth in a post-pandemic world.
A roundup on legislative and organizational initiatives to stem the rising rates of drug overdose deaths.
Platelet-rich plasma injections did not significantly improve knee osteoarthritis pain symptoms or joint structure compared with placebo injections in a randomized controlled trial.
NASEM offers recommendations for communicating with parents of young children about COVID-19 vaccines.
The updated USPSTF aspirin for preeclampsia prevention recommendation is strengthened by new safety data but gaps in implementation remain.
Urinary incontinence is common and costly but undertreated in long-term care facilities, directors of nursing say.
Experts discuss emerging safety data on administration of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines during pregnancy.
Climate change, population shift from urban to suburban areas, and increased population of white-tail deer have contributed to the increasing frequency of tick-borne disease.
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