After days, weeks, or even months of hospitalization with COVID-19, patients often need considerable help with their post-discharge recovery. This is especially true for people who need pulmonary, brain injury, or cardiac rehabilitation. Hospital case managers can help patients recover by educating them about various rehabilitation services.
Presenting with persistent inattentiveness and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity severe enough to interfere with functioning, and occurring in more than one setting, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, with evidence of impairment often continuing into adult years.
One organization saw 30% drop in emergency department visits
September 10, 2020
Community case management and care coordination services are important in the care of at-risk seniors. But healthcare organizations sometimes find it challenging to leverage resources. One potential solution is to use technology, such as remote patient monitoring, to increase case management efficiency and improve outcomes. Using a remote monitoring system can streamline services by warning case managers when patients’ vital signs are outside expected ranges.
Hospitals and subacute facilities monitor congestive heart failure patients closely, but there may be a gap in care once patients are discharged. A transitional heart failure care clinic can fill that gap.
Arachnoiditis, a feared complication of various spinal surgeries and procedures, shows a variety of nonspecific abnormalities on magnetic resonance imaging investigation, but there are no specific imaging features that predict prognosis.
Despite 40 years of research, definitions of key terms and measures regarding burnout are not yet standardized, hindering efforts to compare studies and to evaluate efficacy of treatment. Signs of burnout, such as emotional depletion and poor energy, overlap with mental health diagnosis (depression and anxiety, for example), leading some to wonder if burnout is a subtype of a mental health disorder.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated infection control guidelines for COVID-19 in dental settings, including new information on facility and equipment considerations and using test-based strategies to inform patient care.
A phase 2b trial using seven dosing regimens of a novel neurokinin-3 receptor antagonist, fezolinetant, shows statistically significant improvement in vasomotor symptoms vs. placebo in postmenopausal women.