Nursing

Home Nursing
From 2012 to 2016

2012 to 2016 Saw Increase in Syphilis Among Pregnant Women

Overall, 49 percent of pregnant women with syphilis did not report any of 15 risk factors
A lack of preventive care in infants and children is associated with an increased rate of unplanned hospital admissions

Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions

Infants and children lacking vaccinations, development checks more likely to be admitted
Pregnant women commonly refuse vaccines

Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines

Providers believe stressing fetal protection is most effective strategy against refusal
Secondhand smoke exposure declined substantially among U.S. nonsmokers from 1988 through 2014

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014

However, among U.S. nonsmokers, rates of secondhand exposure stalled during 2011 to 2014
Fear of complications and frustration at the amount of time required to manage type 1 diabetes impact the quality of life of young adults with the disease

Fear Impacts Quality of Life for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Young adults cite fear of complications, burden of disease management, impact on family and job
Nearly two-thirds of insured adults with a previous health care visit did not use an online patient portal in 2017

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Socioeconomic disparities exist in use of patient portals; privacy concerns cited for nonuse
The risk for in-hospital mortality is increased with lower registered nurse staffing and higher levels of admissions per registered nurse

Lower RN Staffing Linked to Increased In-Hospital Mortality

Higher levels of admissions per registered nurse also tied to increased in-hospital mortality
Infants from low-income

Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants

12 percent of infants registered cotinine values of ≥12 ng/mL, consistent with active smoking in adults
A history of intimate partner violence or sexual assault and current symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder are associated with an increased risk for menopause symptoms

History of Partner Violence Tied to Menopause Symptoms

History of sexual assault and current PTSD also associated with higher risk for menopause symptoms
Only 15.4 percent of physicians work in practices that use telemedicine for a wide spectrum of patient interactions

Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine

Specialty and larger practice size are correlates of telemedicine use