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How long are new mothers at risk for postpartum depression
New mothers may develop postpartum depression (PPD) at any time during the first year after giving birth, an analysis of monthly depression screening data showed. Furthermore, the highest rate of…
Developmental Self-Concept and (Self-Reported) Drug Use
Authors describe two adjectival, pair-comparisons, self-concept scales (one for males, one for females) that reflect development in self- Concept during adolescence and predict concurrent, self -reported drug-use behavior.
Championing school-located influenza immunization: the school nurse's role.
- Christina Li, M. Freedman, L. Boyer-Chu
- MedicineThe Journal of school nursing : the official…
- 1 February 2009
School nurses are urged to consider ways in which they can help advocate for, plan, and/or implement school-located influenza vaccination clinics to improve the rates of pediatric influenza immunization and enhance the pandemic preparedness of communities.
Seasonal influenza: an overview.
School nurses need to be knowledgeable about all aspects of seasonal influenza, including its clinical course and how it is transmitted; the range of options for preventing and treating the disease; and steps that can be taken to improve the rates of immunization against influenza.
Who nose where it was? An unusual case of airway obstruction.
An unusual case of airway obstruction is presented and the need for correct and precise documentation of procedures performed is highlighted.
Children’s well-being decreases as media use increases
Compared with their peers who spend no more than 2 hours each weekday exposed to digital media, school-aged children who are in front of screens for longer are less likely to be doing well overall,…
New hemophilia B gene therapy appears effective
A recent trial showed that a single intravenous infusion of a vector expressing a high specific-activity factor IX gene safely produces a sustained, effective level of factor IX coagulant activity in…
Unintentional ingestion of cough and cold medicines has declined
- M. Freedman
Restrictions on the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medications for children aged younger than 2 years and subsequent labeling changes in these products has led to a decline in their…