Take Note - Practice Updates

Supportive nurse mangers reduce the incidence of coworker incivility, according to a study in the Journal of Nursing Management. Read more via Onlinelibrary.wiley.com . . .

The number of obese children and adolescents (aged 5 to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, according to a study in The Lancet. Read more via Imperial.ac.uk and access the article at the Lancet.com . . .

The Infectious Diseases Society of American has released a guideline for managing chronic pain in persons living with HIV. The guideline includes management of chronic pain in special populations of persons living with HIV, including those with substance use disorders.

Read More at Academic.oup.com . . .

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Cadmium exposure and endometrial cancer risk: A large midwestern U.S. population-based case-control study.

Estrogen-mimicking chemicals, such as cadmium, may be associated with increased susceptibility to hormone-dependent cancers, though supporting data are sparse, particularly for endometrial cancer. The Health and Environmental Exposure Research (HEER) study worked . . .

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Pneumonia or sepsis in adults associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Sophia Antipolis, 2 August 2017: Pneumonia or sepsis in adults that results in hospital admission is associated with a six-fold increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the first year, according to research published today in the European . . .

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Obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery are more like to achieve a body mass index (BMI) of less than 30 one year after surgery if they have a BMI of less than 40 before surgery, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery. Read more . . .

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Decades before people with Alzheimer’s disease develop memory loss and confusion, their brains become dotted with plaques made of a sticky protein – called amyloid beta – that is thought to contribute to the disease and its progression.

Currently, the only way to detect amyloid beta in the brain is via . . .