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December 28, 2012
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  • Children's hospitals in U.S. handle more severe chronic diseases
    Records from 28 urban children's hospitals show a significant increase in hospitalizations from 2004 to 2009, with chronically ill children registering greater increases in admissions than those without a chronic condition. Patients with a severe chronic condition involving at least two body systems had the highest increase in hospitalizations, according to a study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. DoctorsLounge.com/HealthDay News (12/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Fertility drugs don't raise risk of uterine cancer recurrence
    Women who took fertility drugs after fertility-sparing therapy for uterine cancer were not more likely to experience recurrence than those who didn't receive fertility drugs, according to a study in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Researchers looked at data on 141 patients and found a similar rate of five-year disease-free survival among women who did and didn't take fertility treatments. PhysiciansBriefing.com/HealthDay News (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Few cancer patients are advised on fatigue treatments
    Researchers surveyed 160 cancer patients who experienced moderate to severe fatigue and found that just 10% of them were advised to be more physically active or to try other nondrug measures of reducing fatigue. Cancer types played a major role in whether or not patients get fatigue treatments, the study in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer found. HealthDay News (12/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Plagiocephaly linked to delayed development at age 3
    Three-year-olds with a history of deformational plagiocephaly scored lower than those without cranial deformation on all measures of the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, a study in the journal Pediatrics showed. Researchers said that the biggest differences in developmental scores between the two groups were in cognition, parent-reported adaptive behavior and language, while the smallest was in motor development. DoctorsLounge.com/HealthDay News (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • More people may have fibromyalgia, study suggests
    Fibromyalgia may be more common than health officials currently believe and it often goes undiagnosed, especially in men, Mayo Clinic researchers reported in the journal Arthritis Care & Research. The study looked at the population of Olmsted County, Minn., and found the prevalence of fibromyalgia was 6.4% but that only 1.1% of cases were diagnosed. Medscape (free registration) (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Model aims to energize nurses amid hectic shifts
    Virginia Mason Hospital & Medical Center in Seattle adopted the Swanson Theory of Caring this summer to boost nurses' energy levels during a stressful shift. Created by Kristen Swanson, dean of the nursing school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the model is designed to improve nurses' relationships as well as provide comfort to patients and families. Nurse.com (12/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Webinar Jan. 24 -- Navigating Quality: Teaching & Learning IOM
    Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) reports provide important perspectives, theory and research on improving health care quality and are at the center of current restructuring of health care systems. This webinar will highlight IOM's 5 health care competencies and share teaching and learning strategies to promote policies and best practices that create a safe and high quality health care environment. Register today! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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