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Evidence-based app aids in diagnoses, nurses' study finds

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 26, 2015

Nurses who used applications that included clinical support tools, such as evidence-based guidelines, were more likely to identify obesity, tobacco use and depression during patient exams, researchers from the Columbia University School of Nursing reported in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. "Our app focused specifically on the work that nurse practitioners do to identify health problems, counsel patients and coordinate care plans, resulting in higher diagnosis rates and more opportunities for intervention," lead author Suzanne Bakken said. mHealth News (02/24)


Measles infection tally reaches 154, CDC reports

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Nullified ACA tax credits would create a tidal wave of cancellations, price hikes

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

CDC: This year's flu vaccine had little effect on most common virus strains

AANP SmartBrief | Mar 02, 2015

Study examines correlation between sleep hours, stroke risk

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 26, 2015

Study links high benzodiazepine usage to mental health issues

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

NPs applaud introduction of S.578 and thank Sens. Collins and Schumer for their support

AANP SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Vegan diet tied to improvements in physical, emotional health

AANP SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Health care organizations need to show empathy, expert says

AANP SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Study examines bleeding risks of NSAIDS combined with anti-clotting drugs

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015


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