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Nurses complying with hand hygiene rule more than doctors
US Top News
Recently, a study has been carried out as per which it has been unveiled that doctors are lagging behind nurses when it comes to maintaining hand hygiene in hospitals. The study has been published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Main aim of the study was to know the effect of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Hand Hygiene Program. The WHO has unveiled that poor hand hygiene is responsible of causing a number of infections.
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Mood disorder drugs may triple kids' diabetes risk
CBS News
Children who take a certain type of medications for mood and behavior disorders may be three times more likely to develop the chronic disease Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. The link is seen in kids and young adults taking "atypical antipsychotics," a class of drugs prescribed to treat mental health conditions like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
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Research shows healthy diet may slow cognitive decline
By Denise A. Valenti
The Alzheimer's Association is reporting that an estimated 5.2 million Americans have a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in 2013. At the recent Alzheimer's Association International Conference, researchers from all over the world gathered to present and discuss the latest findings of causation, diagnosis and treatments surrounding the topic of Alzheimer's disease and dementias. What was notable in this year's conference was the research supporting the contributions of healthy lifestyles and diet to lower rates of cognitive declines.
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Few roles for nurse practitioners
Taranaki Daily News Online
Lack of both funding and jobs means the highly skilled role of nurse practitioner is being underutilized. The role, which requires nurses to complete a master's degree with a clinical focus, was recognized by the Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Nursing Council in 2001. Although not on the same level as doctors, nurse practitioners are able to work independently and prescribe a wide range of treatments in their specialist areas.
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Primary care deserts exist with and without nurse practitioners
Forbes
In coming years, the U.S. could see growing shortages in the availability of primary care physicians. With the number of individuals seeking care increasing and the current medical system continuing to incentivize physicians to specialize, the number of available PCPs will decline proportional to the population.
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Healthcare compliance certification comes with higher pay
Fierce Health Finance
A new survey shows that as the demand for compliance professionals soars, healthcare organizations are paying higher salaries to compliance professionals certified in healthcare compliance than those without certification.

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Affordable Care Act impacting nursing
WIBC-TV
University of Indianapolis Associate Professor of Nursing Corinne Wheeler says the Affordable Care Act will ultimately benefit nursing as a profession by creating greater access to medical care. However, Wheeler says many healthcare organizations are currently unsure about...

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Marathon nurse tells of devastation beyond anything she'd seen
USA Today
Alix Coletta graduated from nursing school less than a year ago. She had never seen the horrible sights she was about to see when the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon.

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Healthcare professionals need to look out for fabricated illness in children
Medical Xpress
While it's rare for a parent to fabricate an illness in their child, a McMaster University researcher says physicians and other health professionals need to be on the alert for this form of child abuse. Dr. Harriet MacMillan, a pediatrician and child psychiatrist of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, said caregiver-fabricated illness in a child often goes unrecognized.
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Putting the best foot forward: ICD-10, interoperability and you
By Charlotte Bohnett
With everyone who's covered under HIPAA preparing to transition to ICD-10 on Oct. 14, 2014, there's a lot of information out there on the both the positive and less-than-positive aspects of the change. One of the main benefits that the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, World Health Organization and other healthcare organizations are citing about the new diagnosis codes is improved interoperability — quite the innovative concept. Outside of these massive government groups, though, folks have their reservations.
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HEALTHCARE NEWS


Nurse entrepreneur solves neck pain by inventing stethoscope clip
MedCity News
Whenever one sees doctors or nurses with a stethoscope it’s usually draped around their neck or stuffed in a pocket. But one RN’s battle with a herniated disc and filling idle time led to a device that helps users clip stethoscopes onto the waistband of scrubs or trousers.
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Nurses screen for scoliosis problems
Standard-Examiner
Scoliosis affects 3 to 5 percent of the population. The condition, which causes the spine to excessively curve sideways, typically occurs during puberty and is more common in girls. It is routine for school nurses to check for the condition, and if they find it, it’s imperative to get to a doctor as soon as possible, said Corey Bowden, a chiropractor at Advanced Spinal Rehab in Layton.
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Study: Solano County, Calif. nurses earn most in US
California Healthline
Nurses in Solano County are the highest paid in their occupation in the U.S., according to the 2013 Easy NCLEX study. Researchers examined salaries of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses and compared the data to the cost of living in each region or state. The study found that RNs in Solano County earn an average annual salary of $119,000, compared with an annual cost of living of about $71,000.
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