New study receives £1.8m NIHR funding to find effective treatment for bleeding after childbirth
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  June 26, 2017  
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 New study receives £1.8m NIHR funding to find effective treatment for bleeding after childbirthNew study receives £1.8m NIHR funding to find effective treatment for bleeding after childbirth
 
The University of Liverpool has been awarded £1.8m funding from the UK National Institute of Health Research to run a large study into the drug treatment of bleeding after childbirth (also called postpartum hemorrhage or PPH).
 
 
 The new war on sepsisThe new war on sepsis
 
Dawn Nagel, a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., knew she was going to have a busy day, with more than a dozen patients showing signs of sepsis.
 
   New device removes medical alarm sounds to improve ICU patient recoveryNew device removes medical alarm sounds to improve ICU patient recovery
 
A team of investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center wants to improve patient outcomes in Intensive Care Unit settings by silencing audible medical alarms in hospital rooms.
 
   Standardized care for premature infants during first week of life improves survival ratesStandardized care for premature infants during first week of life improves survival rates
 
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit created the Golden Week program to improve outcomes for infants born prematurely at 28 weeks' gestation or earlier.
 
 Dr Paula Holt comments on NMC's major changes to nurse education
 
Dr Paula Holt comments on NMC's major changes to nurse educationThe Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has launched a new consultation on the 13th June on nursing education. The regulator is reviewing the standards of proficiency that UK trained nurses must meet before they can work as a registered nurse.
 
 
 Yoga may be helpful in treating chronic low back pain
 
Yoga may be helpful in treating chronic low back painPhysical therapy has been recommended as part of treatment for low back pain for a very long time. Low back pain affects millions worldwide and may be short lasting or chronic or longer in duration for some individuals. Long term or intermittently occurring low back pain is referred as chronic low back pain.
 
 
 Young people not routinely asked about alcohol consumption, survey of A&E departments finds
 
Nine of out of ten Accident and Emergency departments are failing to identify young people with alcohol problems, preventing them from getting the vital help they need, a new study in the Emergency Medical Journal has found.
 
 
 Five things that men should know about ED drugs and anesthesia
 
Five things that men should know about ED drugs and anesthesiaMillions of prescriptions for erectile dysfunction (ED) medications such as Viagra and Cialis are written every year, and during Men's Health Month the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists wants to remind consumers of these products to be forthright with their anesthesia professionals when preparing for surgery or other procedures that require anesthesia.
 
 
 Patients with advanced illness should have more options for end-of-life care
 
Patients with advanced illness should have more options for end-of-life careEnd-of-life care for patients with advanced illness is not only emotionally taxing for all involved, but also costly. Conventional models admit patients to hospice or palliative care only if their life expectancy is within a six-month window.
 
 
 Despite a growing appetite, buffet-style flat-fee clinics shutter in Seattle
 
In recent years, a small but growing number of practices embraced a buffet approach to primary care, offering patients unlimited services for a modest flat fee instead of billing them a la carte for every office visit and test.
 
 
 Post-ICU glucose management in critically ill patients may have positive impact on outcomes
 
Post-ICU glucose management in critically ill patients may have positive impact on outcomesMonitoring and maintaining glucose levels of critically ill patients after admission from ICU through general care and discharge from the hospital may have positive impact on outcomes, according to findings published in the July 7, 2017 issue of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
 
 
 Study looks at role of race, gender in predicting heart attack symptoms in emergency department
 
Study looks at role of race, gender in predicting heart attack symptoms in emergency departmentResearchers at the George Washington University found that certain symptoms are more and less predictive of patients' risk for acute coronary syndrome, which includes heart attack, in patients of different gender and race.
 
 
 Promises made to protect preexisting conditions prove hollow
 
Promises made to protect preexisting conditions prove hollowSenate Republicans praised the Affordable Care Act replacement bill they presented Thursday as preserving coverage for people with cancer, mental illness and other chronic illness.
 
 
 Use of non-invasive ventilation decreases mortality in children with respiratory distress, study finds
 
Use of non-invasive ventilation decreases mortality in children with respiratory distress, study findsA study by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and the Mailman School of Public Health found that applying continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), a form of non-invasive ventilation, decreased mortality in children with respiratory distress.