Report: Half of parents say young children are afraid of doctor's visits
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  October 15, 2018  
  Nursing  
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 Physical therapy can effectively treat infants with congenital muscular torticollisPhysical therapy can effectively treat infants with congenital muscular torticollis
 
Congenital muscular torticollis is a common postural deformity in infants, and one that can be effectively treated by physical therapy.
 
   Study reveals benefits of midwifery care for low-income womenStudy reveals benefits of midwifery care for low-income women
 
New research from the University of British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan is adding new evidence in support of midwives as a safe option for prenatal care, especially for women who have low socioeconomic status.
 
   Report: Half of parents say young children are afraid of doctor's visitsReport: Half of parents say young children are afraid of doctor's visits
 
A trip to the pediatrician's office can be a nerve-wracking experience for both children and their parents, especially when efforts to calm young patients down dominate the visit.
 
 Prenatal inflammation may explain why some infants are more prone to neonatal sepsis
 
Prenatal inflammation may explain why some infants are more prone to neonatal sepsisEach year 15 million infants are born preterm and face high risks of short- and long-term complications, including sepsis, severe inflammation of the gut, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
 
 
 Bioactive Glass Implants and Wound Care
 
Bioactive Glass Implants and Wound CareThe capability of bioactive glass to stimulate the growth of new blood vessels also makes them ideal for wound healing.
 
 
 Specific details of PT interventions may be key determinants of knee replacement patient’s outcome
 
Specific details of PT interventions may be key determinants of knee replacement patient’s outcomeIn an analysis of 112 records from 30 physical therapy sites regarding care for patients who had undergone total knee replacement surgery, investigators found that the content and amount of specific exercises varied widely.
 
 
 Research explores whether increasing Medicare payments can improve nursing facility care
 
Research explores whether increasing Medicare payments can improve nursing facility careRegenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research investigators are testing whether providing nursing homes and the doctors and nurse practitioners who care for their residents with increased Medicare payments can further reduce avoidable hospitalizations.
 
 
 Sudden cardiac arrests more likely to happen on any day at any time, shows study
 
Sudden cardiac arrests more likely to happen on any day at any time, shows studyHeart experts have long believed that weekday mornings - and especially Mondays - were the danger zones for unexpected deaths from sudden cardiac arrests.