The Latest Journal Articles in Nursing

1Differences in pharmacokinetics of apple polyphenols after standardized oral consumption of unprocessed apple juiceNutrition Journal, April 24, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
2Dietary intake and nutritional risk in Mediterranean adolescents in relation to the severity of the eating disorderPublic Health Nutrition, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
3Omega-3 fatty acids and cognitive declineAmerican Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
4Vitamin D sufficiency and staphylococcus aureus infection in childrenThe Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
5Effect of initial calorie intake via enteral nutrition in critical illness: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsCritical Care, April 24, 2015  Evidence Based Medicine
6Plant-based diets for the prevention and treatment of disabling diseasesAmerican Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
7Low vitamin D status among pregnant Latin American and Caribbean women with HIV infectionInternational Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
8Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and kidney function decline in a Swiss general adult populationClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
9Combined ginger extract & Gelam honey modulate Ras/ERK and PI3K/AKT pathway genes in colon cancer HT29 cellsNutrition Journal, April 24, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
10Effects of inhaled ginger aromatherapy on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and health-related quality of life in women with breast cancerComplementary Therapies in Medicine, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
1Cognitive problems are common after cardiac arrestLund University News, April 24, 2015
2Emotional problems in schoolgirls rose dramatically over past 5 yearsUniversity College London New, April 24, 2015
3Statins show promise as a prevention tool for adults 75 and older, OSU study showsOregon State University News, April 24, 2015
4New research shows how to tackle obesityThe University of Sheffield News, April 24, 2015
5Kids with ADHD must squirm to learn, UCF study saysUniversity of Central Florida Health News, April 24, 2015
6More detailed findings confirm that coffee protects against breast cancer recurrenceLund University News, April 24, 2015
7Mindfulness-based therapy may offer alternative to antidepressantsUniversity of Oxford News, April 24, 2015
8Solving real-world problems with unconventional solutions: Using bacteria to heal woundsTexas A&M University News, April 24, 2015
9QMUL launches new website for trauma survivorsQueen Mary University of London News, April 24, 2015
10New research gives clues as to why older people get more tendon injuriesQueen Mary University of London News, April 24, 2015

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Metacarpal DXR-BMD predicts 1-y RA progression

As reported in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, a metacarpal BMD determination after 4 months of anti-RA treatment is an independent predictor of 1-y progression in patients without baseline bone erosions (OR=2.0). For patients with baseline erosions, early metacarpal BMD loss is predictive of 1-y progression (OR=1.5).

Risk factors for intra-abdominal abscesses in Crohn’s disease

As reported in Digestion, uncontrolled CRP at week 14 of therapy with infliximab (OR=1.36) and early loss of response to infliximab (OR=5.36) are independent risk factors for intra-abdominal abscesses in patients with Crohn’s disease.

Children’s Depression Screener is a useful tool

As reported in Psychiatry Research, the Children’s Depression Screener (ChilD-S) has been shown to have a diagnostic accuracy of 0.97 in children with depression and at a cut-off level ≥ 12, the sensitivity and specificity are 0.91 and 0.81, respectively.

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