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Take Note - Practice Updates

It may not be too late for HPV vaccination for girls who missed the recommended window. Catch-up quadrivalent HPV vaccination with three doses is effective against cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2 and CIN3 in girls and women aged 14–20 years at time of first vaccine dose but not . . .

Need more motivation to complete your daily exercise routine? A study in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports that adults in their early 60s who spend less time sitting and more time engaged in physical activity have healthier levels of heart and vessel disease indicators. The results are . . .

Chlorhexidine is effective as part of oral care to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), according to a study in Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Read more via Sage Journals . . .

Consumption of fish (but not fried fish) and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids is associated with lower risks of early death, according to a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine.

Read more via Wiley . . .

A study in Nursing Research finds that the Registered Nurse Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale can be successfully used to identify medical-surgical patients at risk for potential unplanned return to hospital within 30 days.

Read more via Journals.lww.com . . .

Most participants in clinical trials believe the benefits of broadly sharing person-level data outweigh the risks, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Read more via Stanford Medicine News Center and access the study The New England Journal of Medicine . . .

The classic 1997 Woodhull Study on Nursing and the Media found that nurses were identified as sources in only 4% of quotations or other sourcing in health news stories in leading print newspapers. Recently released data from a 2017 replication study shows 2%.

Read more via Nursing.gwu.edu . . .

According to an article in Intensive Care Medicine, the Surviving Sepsis Campaign has created the “hour-1 bundle” for managing sepsis to streamline care and encourage rapid treatment.

Read more via Link.spring.com . . .

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