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Enclosure bed: A tool for calming agitated patients

By Dawn Walters, MS, RN, Vice-President of Behavioral Health and Rehabilitation Services Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York As told to Janet Boivin,...

What you need to know about electronic documentation

Electronic health records (EHRs) are here to stay. Beginning January 1, 2014, all public and private healthcare providers were required to adopt and demonstrate...

CDC recognizes National Immunization Awareness Month

Click to visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam, where you can find information from the CDC concerning this year's National Immunization Awareness Month.

ANA Immunize resource

Click to visit www.anaimmunize.org, the American Nurses Association's online immunization resource.

FDA approves Afrezza

On June 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder, a rapid-acting inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control...

FDA approves drug for treating rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

On July 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Beleodaq (belinostat) for the treatment of patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma, a rare...

New MRI technique may help in early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers have developed a simple MRI technique that may help in the early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. Read more and read the study abstract.

FDA approves new indication for imaging agent

On June 13, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a new use for Lymphoseek (technetium 99m tilmanocept) Injection, a radioactive diagnostic imaging agent...

FDA approves first implantable wireless device with remote monitoring to measure PAP in certain...

On May 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the CardioMEMS HF System, which measures the pulmonary artery pressures (PAP) and heart...

USPSTF recommends hepatitis B screening for high-risk people

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released “Screening for hepatitis B virus infection in nonpregnant adolescents and adults,” which recommends screening in...

Providing optimal care for patients with central catheters

Confused about central catheters? Here’s what you need to know.

Continuous renal replacement therapy: Dialysis for critically ill patients

This technique slowly removes wastes and excess plasma water, helping patients recover from their illness.

FDA allows marketing of military dressing

On April 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is allowing marketing of an expandable, multi-sponge wound dressing to control the...