Food insecurity during pregnancy linked to severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome
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  November 30, 2018  
  Nursing  
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 Food insecurity during pregnancy linked to severity of neonatal abstinence syndromeFood insecurity during pregnancy linked to severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome
 
A new study shows that food insecurity in pregnant women being treated for opioid use disorder may be associated with increased risk for their infants receiving pharmacologic treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
 
   Many former ICU patients in the UK report symptoms of anxiety, PTSD or depressionMany former ICU patients in the UK report symptoms of anxiety, PTSD or depression
 
Patients in the UK who have survived critical illnesses requiring care in an intensive care unit (ICU) frequently report symptoms of anxiety, PTSD and/or depression, according to a study published in open access journal Critical Care.
 
   Pregnancy MythsPregnancy Myths
 
Despite huge scientific and technological advances that have transformed the world of medicine, we still love to indulge in some old wives’ tales when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth.
 
 UA receives grant to provide sexual assault nurse examiners training
 
UA receives grant to provide sexual assault nurse examiners trainingThe Western Region Public Health Training Center at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, in collaboration with the UA College of Nursing, has received a $1.49 million, three-year federal grant to provide sexual assault nurse examiners training and certification to expand services to sexual assault victims in rural areas.
 
 
 Paraid exhibits latest version of IBEX ambulance chair at MEDICA 2018
 
Paraid exhibits latest version of IBEX ambulance chair at MEDICA 2018The latest version of the IBEX ambulance chair, suitable for safely moving patients up and down stairs, will be showcased at MEDICA 2018 by pioneering UK manufacturer Paraid.
 
 
 Screening tool can help identify child sex trafficking victims with high risk health complaints
 
Screening tool can help identify child sex trafficking victims with high risk health complaintsAn initial screening tool can be used effectively in a busy, inner city emergency department to identify child sex trafficking victims presenting with high risk health complaints.
 
 
 New low-cost injectable hydrogel could help wounds heal faster
 
New low-cost injectable hydrogel could help wounds heal fasterResearchers at the University of New Hampshire have created an easy-to-make, low-cost injectable hydrogel that could help wounds heal faster, especially for patients with compromised health issues.