Health care

Commentary warns of unexpected consequences of proton pump inhibitor (Antacids) use in reflux disease : Multiple Serious Side effects

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Jessica Mikulski newsroom@entnet.org 703-535-3762 American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Alexandria, VA – Despite being highly effective and beneficial for many patients, unexpected consequences are emerging in patients who are prescribed… Read More ›

Health-care costs at end of life exceed total assets for 25 percent of Medicare population: does not cover co-payments, deductibles, homecare services, or non-rehabilitative nursing home care

Contact: Jeanne Bernard Jeanne.Bernard@mountsinai.org 212-241-9200 The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine As many as a quarter of Medicare recipients spend more than the total value of their assets on out-of-pocket health care expenses during the last… Read More ›

Only about 33% of Lead Nurses use Evidence-Based Patient Care – ” the longer nurses had been working in health care, the less interested they were in learning more about evidence-based practice.”

Nurse Leader Resistance Perceived as a Barrier to High-Quality, Evidence-Based Patient Care COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new national survey of more than 1,000 registered nurses suggests that serious barriers – including resistance from nursing leaders – prevent nurses from implementing… Read More ›