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A pilot study testing the feasibility of skin temperature monitoring to reduce recurrent foot ulcers in patients with diabetes – a randomized controlled trial – biomedcentral.com

Although monitoring foot skin temperatures has been associated with diabetic foot ulcer recurrence, no studies have been carried out to test the feasibility among European Caucasians. Moreover, the educational and/or

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Elderly falls may be caused by infections not mental decline – telegraph.co.uk

A fall at home is often the final decider for family members when considering whether their elderly relatives should go into care. But a new study has shown that nearly

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F.D.A. Approval of OxyContin Use for Children Continues to Draw Scrutiny – nytimes.com

Ever since the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the narcotic painkiller OxyContin for certain children in August, it has faced unabated criticism from lawmakers and public officials

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The Mind-Bending History Of Buddhism And Psychedelics – huffingtonpost.com

The history of Buddhism and of psychedelics in American culture follow a surprisingly similar trajectory from the 1950s through the present-day. But perhaps this shouldn’t come as a surprise, given

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Six ‘biases’ against patients and carers in evidence-based medicine – biomedcentral.com

We discuss six potential ‘biases’ in EBM that may inadvertently devalue the patient and carer agenda: limited patient input to research design, low status given to experience in the hierarchy

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Criminal Charges Brought Against Nurses: Negligence Caused Amputation of Woman’s Hand – inquisitr.com

A mentally and physically disabled woman in New Jersey is now living without a hand after it had to be amputated after nurses wrapped it so tightly that it cut

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Nurse says she still ‘has nightmares’ about working at one of America’s most notorious jails – businessinsider.com

We recently reported on horrifying stories coming out of the Oklahoma County jail, leading us to make contact with a nurse who told us the experience of working there gave

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How effective are common medications: a perspective based on meta-analyses of major drugs – biomedcentral.com

The vastness of clinical data and the progressing specialization of medical knowledge may lead to misinterpretation of medication efficacy. To show a realistic perspective on drug efficacy we present meta-analyses

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Student sues over failed test – inquisitr.com

Misericordia University nursing student Jennifer Burbella is suing over a failed test. Burbella’s lawsuit claims that officials at the Dallas, Pennsylvania, university violated federal disability laws after she failed the

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Transgender Woman Sues Louisville Nursing College For Discrimination – whas11.com

A transgender woman files suit against a Louisville nursing college. The lawsuit, filed Friday in Jefferson Circuit Court, alleges the Galen College of Nursing discriminated against Vanessa Gilliam for being

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