Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTApproximately 10 percent of newborns require help breathing after birth, and 1 in 1,000 newborns require more intensive resuscitation measures.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTPeople living with serious illness who receive palliative care have better quality of life and fewer symptoms than those who don't receive palliative care, according to a new study by researchers...
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTOdds rise by 21% for each substitution per 25 patients, large European study reveals.
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat are the symptoms of a multiple gestation pregnancy and what prenatal care is available? Learn about the risks, complications, and delivery options.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTVoluntary reporting by hospital staff of errors and patient safety events are a key source of information for improving patient care. A St.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTA single dose of dextrose gel, rubbed inside a newborn's mouth an hour after birth, can lower their risk of developing neonatal hypoglycaemia, according to a randomized study published in PLOS...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe majority of women who chose nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to manage labor pain, ultimately decide to have an epidural, according to new research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTElder abuse affects approximately 1 in 10 older adults in the United States and has far-reaching negative effects on physical and mental health.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PSTDoctors discuss a rare case of a patient who died from Zika virus and the possibility of transmission to a second patient via contact with sweat and tears.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTMothers using autonomously practicing midwives throughout their pregnancy and childbirth are more likely to have adverse outcomes for their newborns than those who use obstetricians, according to a...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTA short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her way home from the hospital.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PSTNew research provides the first clear evidence that the amount of nutrients transported to the foetus by the placenta adjusts according to both the foetal drive for growth, and the mother's...
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PSTHospital cuts sepsis deaths by 40 percent after introducing relatively simple steps such as increased ward nurse training and a special observation chart.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTSepsis, commonly called blood poisoning, is a common affliction that can affect people of all ages.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PSTStudy shows how carefully written, nurse-initiated protocols targeted at certain patients relieved crowding in a busy, inner-city emergency room.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PSTEach member of the surgical team should be empowered to speak up and take responsibility for patient care.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PSTContrary to a previous study, new research from more than 1.3 million births concludes that there is no association between labor induction and autism.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:00:00 PSTBy changing practices spanning ordering, transport, and storage of blood, an academic medical center reduces blood use by 30 percent and saves $2 million.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 04:00:00 PSTStudy highlights an important shortfall in the uptake of evidence into practice.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 07:00:00 PSTCandida auris - a multidrug-resistant, invasive yeast infection with high mortality rates - has hit nine countries, prompting fears of a global emergence.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PSTResearch being presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides clear evidence that the gloves of healthcare workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PSTSickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common serious genetic disorder in Britain, affecting around 15,000 adults and children.
Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 PST"OB Nest": Just the name may bring warm feelings to parents and prospective parents. However, at Mayo Clinic, it's much more than a name. It's a new way that Mayo Clinic is providing prenatal care.
Tue, 10 May 2016 09:00:00 PSTA review of four studies from different countries suggests there may be a link between swaddling babies for sleep and sudden infant death syndrome, and suggests some precautions.
Thu, 05 May 2016 09:00:00 PSTToday, World Hand Hygiene Day, CDC is launching the new "Clean Hands Count" campaign urging healthcare professionals, patients, and patients' loved ones to prevent healthcare-associated infections...