Nursing

Home Nursing
For patients with episodic migraine without aura

Prophylactic Manual Acupuncture Reduces Migraine Days

Manual versus sham acupuncture resulted in greater reduction in migraine days, attacks
Lung recruitability can be assessed at bedside in mechanically ventilated patients with coronavirus disease 2019-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome

Lung Recruitability Can Be Assessed at Bedside in COVID-19

Increased lung recruitability seen with alternating body position between supine and prone positioning
Patients with cancer in Wuhan had an increased risk for severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus 2 infection

Increased Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Seen in Cancer Patients in Wuhan

Of the 12 patients with COVID-19, six developed severe acute respiratory syndrome; three died
The National Institutes of Health has launched a new website with educational resources for hospital employees

Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences launched virtual training website to protect workers
The prevalence of any past or present hepatitis B virus infection was 4.3 percent among U.S. adults during 2015 to 2018

CDC: Prevalence of Any Past, Present Hep B Infection 4.3 Percent

Prevalence of HBV higher for men than women; vaccination higher among women than men
Proton pump inhibitor use in children is associated with a small but significant increased risk for any fracture

Proton Pump Inhibitors May Up Fracture Risk in Children

Small but significant risk seen for upper-limb and lower-limb fractures
In a guideline issued by the Joint Task Force of the Chinese Society of Anesthesiology and the Chinese Association of Anesthesiologists

Guidance Issued for Perioperative Management of COVID-19 Patients

Dedicated OR equipped with negative pressure system, dedicated anesthesia machine required
National health expenditures are projected to increase at an average annual rate of 5.4 percent for 2019 to 2028

National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028

National health expenditures expected to represent 19.7 percent of gross domestic product by 2028
Leading up to the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak

36 Percent of Available Hospital Beds Unoccupied on Typical Day

Leading up to COVID-19 outbreak, 2.2 hospital beds available per 1,000 persons, but most occupied
Cardiac injury is associated with increased mortality in hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019

Cardiac Injury Linked to Increased Mortality in COVID-19

More hospitalized patients with cardiac injury required noninvasive or invasive mechanical ventilation