By Jen Christensen, CNN The study, published Thursday in the journal the Lancet, found that sepsis has killed fewer people over the last couple decades, but still accounts for 1 in 5 deaths globally. Click here to read more.
BREAKING: CMS to label cited nursing homes with ‘Do not proceed’ icon on Nursing Home Compare website
Federal officials will soon affix a bright red “stop” hand icon next to facilities that have received recent abuse citations, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday afternoon. by Danielle Brown , October 7, 2019 Click here to read more.
Advocates say lasting ‘invisible’ injuries often go unrecognized by Misty Crane, Ohio State News Click here to ready more
A Cross-Sectional Survey Tully, Salena, PhD, MSN; Tao, Hong, PhD, MSN Click here to read more.
Opioid lawsuit costs prompt membership to approve bankruptcy filing by Cheryl Clark, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Click here to read more.
Three-fourths of the nation’s nursing homes never meet federal staffing expectations for registered nurse staffing, and RNs are often missing from such facilities on the weekends, according to a new review of a year’s worth of payroll data. Click here to read more.
by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media April 21, 2019 New study shines light on medical errors and malpractice cases involving kids. The types of malpractice claims involving children change over time, with infants under age 1 experiencing the highest severity injuries, a recent study found. Click here to read more...
A jury ruled in favor of the patient in a malpractice lawsuit in Georgia, in part because the nursing staff updated the patient's care record late, Kelli Rosenthal, RN, CRNI, VA-BC, a longtime nurse and expert witness reported. Click here to read more...
“While risk factors for fractures in [type 2 diabetes] have been characterized, risk factors for fractures in [type 1 diabetes] have not yet been fully elucidated,” Nicola Napoli, MD, PhD, of the division of endocrinology and diabetes at the University Campus Bio-Medico di Roma in Rome, and colleagues wrote in the study background. Click here [...]
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Prevalence Among Adults Who Have Never Smoked, by Industry and Occupation — United States, 2013–2017
Among an estimated 106 million workers who had never smoked, 2.2% (2.4 million) have COPD. Click here to read more.