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   Palliative Care and Hospice Care: Providing Comfort for a Loved OnePalliative Care and Hospice Care: Providing Comfort for a Loved One
 
For people living with serious and terminal illnesses there are a number of care options available, including palliative care.
 
   Focus on treating just the heart jeopardizes health of elderly in cardiac intensive care unitsFocus on treating just the heart jeopardizes health of elderly in cardiac intensive care units
 
Medical professionals have announced the need to change treatment of elderly patients in cardiac intensive care units.
 
 Critical Care Resuscitation Unit provides faster treatment, decreases patient's risk of death
 
Critical Care Resuscitation Unit provides faster treatment, decreases patient's risk of deathPatients with acutely life-threatening health conditions who were treated in the innovative Critical Care Resuscitation Unit received faster treatment and had better health outcomes, including a 36 percent lower risk of dying than those who were transferred from a hospital's emergency department then evaluated and treated in a traditional intensive care unit, according to a recent study in the Journal of Emergency Medicine conducted by...
 
 
 Childbirth education classes may help pregnant women have successful vaginal deliveries
 
Childbirth education classes may help pregnant women have successful vaginal deliveriesParticipating in childbirth classes may help women have normal vaginal deliveries, according to a study published in the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics.
 
 
 'Fuzzy logic' alarm system may help nurses in NICU predict impending catheter infusion failure
 
'Fuzzy logic' alarm system may help nurses in NICU predict impending catheter infusion failureA "fuzzy logic" alarm system may help nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit predict impending catheter infusion failure – and prevent complications in critically ill newborns, reports a study in the October issue of Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.
 
 
 New software helps prevent ICU delirium and improve patient outcomes
 
New software helps prevent ICU delirium and improve patient outcomesIntensive care unit delirium, a fertile area of clinical research and patient care innovation associated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is beginning to reshape how commercial electronic health record systems are engineered with regard to intensive care.