Systematic review of the prevalence of medication errors resulting in hospitalization and death of nursing home residents.Ferrah N, Lovell JJ, Ibrahim JE. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Nov 21; [Epub ahead of print].
Patient perspectives on delays in diagnosis and treatment of cancer: a qualitative analysis of free-text data.Parsonage RK, Hiscock J, Law RJ, Neal RD. Br J Gen Pract. 2016 Nov 21; [Epub ahead of print].
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Inappropriate opioid dosing and prescribing for children: an unintended consequence of the clinical pain score?Voepel-Lewis T, Malviya S, Tait AR. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Nov 14; [Epub ahead of print].
Global patient outcomes after elective surgery: prospective cohort study in 27 low-, middle- and high-income countries.International Surgical Outcomes Study group. Br J Anaesth. 2016;117:601-609.
Executive leadership and physician well-being: nine organizational strategies to promote engagement and reduce burnout.Shanafelt TD, Noseworthy JH. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016 Nov 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Evidence-based guidelines for fatigue risk management in EMS: formulating research questions and selecting outcomes.Patterson PD, Higgins JS, Lang ES, et al. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2016 Nov 18; [Epub ahead of print].
PReSaFe: A model of barriers and facilitators to patients providing feedback on experiences of safety.De Brún A, Heavey E, Waring J, Dawson P, Scott J. Health Expect. 2016 Nov 16; [Epub ahead of print].
Resolving malpractice claims after tort reform: experience in a self-insured Texas public academic health system.Sage WM, Harding MC, Thomas EJ. Health Serv Res. 2016;51(suppl 3);2615-2633.
Is there a role for patients and their relatives in escalating clinical deterioration in hospital? A systematic review.Albutt AK, O'Hara JK, Conner MT, Fletcher SJ, Lawton RJ. Health Expect. 2016 Oct 26; [Epub ahead of print].
- The award, made possible through a donation from Lenovo chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang, recognizes the research achievements of young tenured faculty.
- Rizk S, Oguntebi G, Graber ML, Johnston D. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International; 2016.
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A systematic review of the unintended consequences of clinical interventions to reduce adverse outcomes.Manojlovich M, Lee S, Lauseng D. J Patient Saf. 2016;12:173-179.
Inattentional blindness and failures to rescue the deteriorating patient in critical care, emergency and perioperative settings: four case scenarios.Jones A, Johnstone MJ. Aust Crit Care. 2016 Oct 5; [Epub ahead of print].
Peer feedback, learning, and improvement: answering the call of the Institute of Medicine report on diagnostic error.Larson DB, Donnelly LF, Podberesky DJ, Merrow AC, Sharpe RE Jr, Kruskal JB. Radiology. 2016 Sep 27; [Epub ahead of print].
- New research finds that altruists — those selfless people who care about others — have the best chance of getting lucky with potential sexual partners.
- Oak Brook, IL; Joint Commission; 2016. ISBN: 9781599409412.
The rising frequency of IT blackouts indicates the increasing relevance of IT emergency concepts to ensure patient safety.Sax U, Lipprandt M, Röhrig R. Yearb Med Inform. 2016;1:130-137.
- Researchers have found a rare, frightening superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm and say their discovery suggests raw meat could carry the dangerous germ.
- Michelle Brownstein, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been honored with this yearâ€™s H. Fleming Fuller Award, given annually to the member of the medical staff who most embodies Fullerâ€™s lifelong commitment to patient care, teaching and community service.
- Lehmann CU, Séroussi B, Jaulent MC, eds. Yearb Med Inform. 2016;1:1-271.
- Even people whose smoking doesn't add up to much more than about one or two cigarettes a day die earlier than people who never smoked, a study finds.
- The products may have been undercooked, resulting in possible bacterial contamination, the USDA said.
- The drug, called SelG1, also reduced the frequency of pain crises in people with sickle cell disease and reduced the number of days they spent in the hospital.
- For some young sports stars, a pain-pill prescription can be the worst medicine.
- Wunsch H, Wijeysundera DN, Passarella MA, Neuman MD. JAMA. 2016;315:1654-1657.
Development of an electronic pediatric all-cause harm measurement tool using a modified Delphi method.Stockwell DC, Bisarya H, Classen DC, et al. J Patient Saf. 2016;12:180-189.
- U.S. health spending always grows but it grew particularly quickly last year as more people got health insurance for the first time.
- Florida state officials declared a second outbreak of Zika over in the Miami area, this one in a neighborhood north of Miami known as Little River.
- Connor Ball had seen more of the world than many people could hope to see in a lifetime. When he took his own life in 2011, it was a shock.
- Only one in four people in the United States wants president-elect Trump to repeal his predecessor's health care law, according to a poll.
- The bacteria and other germs living inside a person's digestive system may affect symptoms of Parkinson's disease, researchers reported Thursday.
- Could stereotypes perpetuated by healthcare providers be internalized by members of marginalized groups and literally us sicker?
- Researchers say cholera was introduced to Haiti by Nepalese troops who were part of a U.N. peacekeeping mission.
- Macrae C. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Nov 18; [Epub ahead of print].
- Ban Ki-moon marked his last World AIDS Day as Secretary-General of the UN by pledging to continue working to achieve an AIDS-free world.
- Prince Harry and singer Rihanna took an HIV test together while in Barbados to raise awareness about the illness on World Aids Day
- Half of black gay and bi men will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetimes, according to the CDC, and a new initiative, His Health, aims to improve their care.
- The "magic mushroom" drug psilocybin can help cancer patients relax and feel less distressed about their disease, two teams of doctors found.
- Researchers discuss Zika virus, transmission, and protection during Tuesday's UNC School of Medicine expert panel and community discussion.
- On Saturday Dec. 10, 2016, Harveyâ€™s Aces Celebrity Poker Tournament will be held at the Charlotte Museum of History. Proceeds will be donated to the Angelman Syndrome Foundation Clinic at Chapel Hill and the Harvey Baseball Foundation, two non-profit organizations that former professional baseball player Bryan Harvey helped create.
- Matt Ewend, MD, FACS, has been named President of UNC Physicians. In this role, Ewend will oversee the physician clinical enterprise of UNC Health Care, which includes more than 2,400 physicians and 600 Advanced Practice Providers in 450 practices spanning the UNC Physicians Network, UNC Faculty Physicians, and physician practices at UNC Health Care affiliate hospitals.
- According to the American Heart Association, only one-in-three Latinas are aware that heart disease is their number one killer.
- Though hallucinogenic mushrooms have been illegal in the U.S. for more than 40 years, two new studies suggest they may be beneficial to some. About 80
- Robert Hill has been living with HIV for 22 years. Five years ago, he enrolled in a study at the UNC School of Medicine, which was part of Dr. David Margolisâ€™ â€˜kick and killâ€™ strategy for eradicating HIV by flushing it out of hiding with a drug called Vorinostat and killing it with either a vaccine or with immunotherapies.
- More than 2,300 Americans scientists, including 22 Nobel Prize winners, issued an open letter to the president-elect and to Congress Wednesday.
- The new rule will expand the impact of smoking bans to more than 940,000 units. Obama administration officials cited protecting children's health.
- The House passed a sweeping biomedical bill Wednesday.
- More Americans than ever before say they have food allergies, but there's in fact not much evidence to back this up, experts said Wednesday.
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