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Critics Slam Updated Infection Control Recommendations for Hospitals

Health care workers worry whether the guidelines are protecting a hospital's bottom line rather than worker health

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 13 to 17

By Stephanie Brown HealthDay Reporter The annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists was held from Oct. 13 to 17 in San Francisco and...

Acupuncture Aids Outcomes After Heart Valve Surgery

Reduction seen in pain, nausea, stress, and anxiety, as well as incidence of atrial fibrillation

Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Headache in Adulthood

Odds of primary headache increase as the number of adverse childhood experiences increases

ASA: Deep Learning Model Can Improve Pain Assessment

Model performed with accuracy of 88 percent for Critical Care Pain Observation Tool, 66 percent for visual analog scale

Affording Health Care Now a Struggle for Half of Americans: Poll

More than half delayed or skipped care because of concerns about costs

Health Care Workers Reported More Days of Poor Mental Health in 2022

2018 to 2022 saw increase in days of poor mental health and in percentage reporting feeling burnout very often

Unique Workplace Concerns Tied to Health Worker Depression, Anxiety During Pandemic

Associations seen for working on the hospital unit, mood disturbances, and sleep disturbances with depression, anxiety

Georgia to Be First State to Let Pharmacies Sell Low-Dose Cannabis

Meanwhile, the sale of marijuana is still illegal on a federal level

Opioid Use Down With High-Frequency Electrical Stimulation Device After C-Section

Less opioid medication used prior to discharge and fewer MME prescribed at discharge in the functional versus sham device group