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ICU Management

Young Females At High Risk for Psych Symptoms after ARDS

2016 26 Apr

Young, female ARDS survivors, who were unemployed prior to ICU admission, are at greatest risk of psychiatric symptoms following discharge. And it is not the sickest patients with the longest ICU stay who are most at risk, according to the results from a multicentre national U.S. study, led by Johns Hopkins University researchers and published in Critical... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Rehab Programmes: Women-only or Mixed-sex?

2016 08 Feb

Despite the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women globally and women who have an acute coronary heart event are more likely to die or to suffer complications during the initial recovery period, they are still less likely to make use of cardiac rehabilitation programs. Investigators show that women who participate in... Read more

IMAGING Management

Brain Injury Patterns Linked to Post-traumatic Depression, Anxiety

2015 16 Jun

A new MRI study published in the journal Radiology has found distinct injury patterns in the brains of people with concussion-related depression and anxiety. The findings may open the door to improved treatment and understanding of these common disorders, according to researchers.Understanding what triggers psychiatric disorders like depression, anxiety... Read more

ICU Management

PTSD Common in ICU Survivors

2015 22 Apr

Post-traumatic stress disorder — often thought of as a symptom of warfare, major catastrophes and assault — can also affect patients who survive a critical illness and stay in the intensive care unit (ICU). A Johns Hopkins study has found that nearly one-quarter of ICU survivors suffer from PTSD. Researchers also identified possible causes of PTSD and... Read more

Cardiology Management

Energy Drinks Can Trigger Cardiovascular Events

2015 04 Apr

According to an article published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, overconsumption of non-regulated energy drinks poses risks for arrhythmias and other cardiovascular events. An international team of researchers led by Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, PhD, MD, of the Research Institute of Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain believe that the rise in popularity... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart Valve Repair Improves Patient's Emotional Wellbeing

2015 02 Mar

An article published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery reveals that patients with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) often suffer from psycho-emotional symptoms such as depression and anxiety but these symptoms improve markedly after undergoing mitral value repair surgery. Research indicates that approximately one in four patients with severe MR suffer... Read more

IMAGING Management

Bullying at Work: A Vicious Circle

2015 17 Feb

A new study reveals workplace bullying sets of a spiral of abuse because victims become anxious and less able to stand up for themselves. This makes them more vulnerable to further harassment. The study titled ‘Reciprocal relations between workplace bullying, anxiety and vigour: a two-wave longitudinal study' is published in Anxiety, Stress & Coping:... Read more

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DVD Eases MRI Patient Anxiety, Improves Scan Quality

2015 15 Feb

Researchers in the UK claim that an instructional DVD designed to help patients prepare for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan, including pointers on how to relax, led to more successful scan outcomes. The patients receiving the DVD also felt less anxious during the MRI scan, the researchers point out. The findings are published in the British... Read more


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