One-fifth (20 percent) of all visits made to the ED during the year 2010 were children younger than 18 years, an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) study finds.
The study, which was published in the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Statistical Brief in June, found that the most common [...]
While the beginning of fall brings to mind changing leaves and cooler weather, fall is also the time of year health officials recommend getting your annual flu vaccination. This year, more than 135 million doses of vaccine are being produced – including a new vaccine that will protect against four strains of the contagious [...]
The study observes that even though 75% of nurses own a smartphone, only 1 in 4 nurses use them for [...]
According to the study conducted by researchers at the NYU Langone Medical Center, understanding the biological events that occur during the growth of a fingernail may unlock the door to limb regeneration. [...]
Healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) may have met their match, according to a one-year Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) study that observed the affect copper had on reducing HAIs.
The study, which spanned from July 2010 to June 2011, found that the placement of copper on high-touch surfaces, such as bed rails or intravenous [...]
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