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Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wabe.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

kuow.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

kcur.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wlrn.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wvpublic.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wnyc.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

npr.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Why Insulin Is So Expensive in the U.S.

blogs.kqed.org — Why Insulin Is So Expensive in the U.S. Dr. Jeremy Greene sees a lot of patients with diabetes that's out of control. More than 90 years after insulin was developed, there are no low-cost options available today. In fact, he says, sometimes their blood sugar is "so high that you can't even record the number on their glucometer."

Risks Run High When Antipsychotics Are Prescribed For Dementia

kuow.org — When you hear about dementia, the chances are you think about memory problems. But other common symptoms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, can be even more troublesome to patients and their families: aggressiveness, agitation, delusions and hallucinations. More than 90 percent of patients with dementia will experience some of those symptoms over the course of their illness, says University of Michigan psychiatrist Donovan Maust.

Risks Run High When Antipsychotics Are Prescribed For Dementia

wlrn.org — When you hear about dementia, the chances are you think about memory problems. But other common symptoms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, can be even more troublesome to patients and their families: aggressiveness, agitation, delusions and hallucinations. More than 90 percent of patients with dementia will experience some of those symptoms over the course of their illness, says University of Michigan psychiatrist Donovan Maust.
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Apr 24, 2015

Another interesting Weiss paper: Tap water is a safe alternative to sterile saline for wound irrigation. #ahcj15 bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/1/e0…

Apr 24, 2015

Drive-Through Medicine: A Novel Proposal for Rapid Evaluation of Patients During an Influenza Pandemic #ahcj15 annemergmed.com/article/S0196-…

Apr 24, 2015

Drive-through medicine: a novel proposal for rapid evaluation of patients during an influenza pandemic. #ahcj5 ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20079956

Apr 24, 2015

Drive-thru ER. Not as crazy as you think. Would reduce infection risk by keeping people isolated in their cars. Dr. Weiss explains. #AHCJ15

Apr 24, 2015

Stanford’s Dr. Eric Weiss says stethoscopes are a “significant vector” for infections in hospitals. Suggests giving pts their own. #ahcj15

Apr 24, 2015

RT @YoniFreedhoff: @scotthensley @23andMe And minimal lasting behavioural change as a consequence of results that they are of disease risk, no?

Apr 24, 2015

.@23andMe’s Conley: minimal lasting psychological stress even when people get results that they are at disease risk. #ahcjgenes #AHCJ15

Apr 24, 2015

.@23andMe’s Emily Drabant Conley leading off. How do people react to getting their genetic info? Rather well, she says. #achj15 #ahcjgenes



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