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Latest Nursing News

Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety

Perinatal complications are associated with behavioral inhibition and social anxiety in children, according to a study published online March 19 in Infant and Child Development.

Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money

On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings, according to a report released March 18 by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

Adding Transition Services Does Not Aid Heart Failure Outcomes

Additional transitional care services do not improve outcomes for heart failure patients discharged from the hospital, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Practices for Reducing COPD Hospital Readmissions Explored

Communication, implementation of guidelines, and improved identification of risk factors may help reduce chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospital readmissions, according to a report published in the February issue of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.