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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

Some common practices at hospitals might be ineffective, data show

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

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

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

New HPV vaccine adds protection, but widespread use will be a challenge

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

Measles outbreak continues to grow

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Obesity affects 300M children, 1.3B adults worldwide

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Study: Exercise, metformin may reduce type 2 diabetes risk after GDM

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

Study links high benzodiazepine usage to mental health issues

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Study examines correlation between sleep hours, stroke risk

AANP SmartBrief | Feb 26, 2015


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