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Take Note - Practice Updates

Most nurses report that they aren’t competent in meeting any of the 24 evidence-based practice competencies (EBP), according to a survey published in Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing.

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Supplement oxygen isn’t needed for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients who have normal oxygen saturation, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis in the International Journal of Nursing Studies.

Read more via Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov . . .

Children who experience abuse and neglect during the first 5 years of life are more likely to have problems in social relationships and underachieve academically as adults, according to a study in Child Development.

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Physical exercise, particularly aerobic exercise, improves global cognition in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to a systematic review in the International Journal of Nursing Studies.

Read more via Journalofnursingstudies.com . . .

A study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society reports that eating a Mediterranean diet reduces the risk for frailty on adults 60 years or older who live in the community.

Read more via Onlinelibrary.wiley.com . . .

A study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research reports that past falls are associated with a 63%-71% increased risk of a new fracture occurring.

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A study in the Journal of Advanced Nursing reports that neonatal ICU healthcare providers who were involved in an error or adverse event incident have higher levels of anxiety and secondary traumatic effects; coworker support helps reduce distress.

Read more via Onlinelibrary.wiley.com . . .

A single treatment with gene therapy normalized levels of Factor VIII in patients with hemophilia as long as 1 year after the infusion, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Read more via Qmul.ac.uk and access the study at Nejm.org . . .

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