The Latest Clinical Articles in Nursing

1Dietary intake of fish, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and survival after breast cancer: A population-based follow-up study on Long Island, New YorkCancer, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
2Dietary antioxidant capacity of the patients with cardiovascular disease in a cross-sectional studyNutrition Journal, March 30, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
3The influence of adolescent eating disorders or disordered eating behaviors on socioeconomic achievement in early adulthoodInternational Journal of Eating Disorders, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
4Vitamin D status and its association with quality of life, physical activity, and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis patientsJCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
5Association between vitamin D levels during pregnancy and postpartum depressionJournal of Pharmacy Technology, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
6Meta-analysis of risk of stroke and thrombo-embolism with rivaroxaban versus vitamin K antagonists in ablation and cardioversion of atrial fibrillationInternational Journal of Cardiology, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
7Effects of nutritional supplementation on fatigue, and autonomic and immune dysfunction in patients with end-stage renal disease: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trialPLOS ONE, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
8Protein and thiamin intakes are not related to cognitive function in well-nourished community-living older adultsNutrition & Dietetics, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
9Application of early nutrition support in neurosurgical coma patientsIndian Journal of Surgery, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
10An exploratory examination of patient and parental self-efficacy as predictors of weight gain in adolescents with anorexia nervosaInternational Journal of Eating Disorders, March 30, 2015  Clinical Article
1Yale med student finds link between weight gain after HIV treatment and mortalityYale School of Medicine News, March 30, 2015
2Weight discrimination has major impact on quality of lifeUniversity College London New, March 30, 2015
3Corticosteroid injections linked to joint deteriorationClinical Orthopedics and Related Research, March 30, 2015
4ACC 2015: Newer heart risk calculator may better accounts for racial differencesEmory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center News, March 19, 2015
5Finding a new test for children with concussionsMcGill University Health Centre News, March 19, 2015
6Does aspirin prevent colorectal cancer? Depends on your DNAFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center News, March 19, 2015
7A breakfast of champions for diabetics: TAU researcher says high-energy breakfast and modest dinner can control dangerous blood sugar spikes all dayAmerican Friends of Tel Aviv University Medicine and Health News, March 19, 2015
8Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, Goldstein arguesUNC Health Care System, March 19, 2015
9CDC study shows updated overseas TB screening guidelines identify more casesCDC, March 18, 2015
10Cough suppressant improves blood sugar levels in diabetes mellitusMedical University of Vienna, March 18, 2015

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Parenteral vitamin D improves insulin sensitivity

As reported in Swiss Medical Weekly, supplemental vitamin D3 (300,000 IU im) in patients (n=55) with T2DM of > 10 y duration resulted in a 12.8% decrease in HOMA-IR at 6 months compared to an increase of 10% in patients who received placebo.

Increased prevalence of osteoporosis in morbidly obese

As reported in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, while there is a decreased prevalence of osteoporosis up to a BMI of 40 kg/m2, the prevalence of osteoporosis increases in patients with a BMI > 40 kg/m2, which is thought to be due to decreased weight-bearing exercise.

Pre-operative tranexamic acid reduces blood loss in ovarian cancer patients

As reported in ACTA Obstetricaet Gynecologica, a single pre-operative dose of tranexamic acid (15 mg/kg) significantly reduced blood loss (520 cc vs 730 cc) and the transfusion rate (30% vs. 44%) in ovarian cancer patients (n=100) undergoing radical debulking.

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