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PCPs fail to recognize between 27 and 81% of cases of a patient displaying signs of cognitive impairment. Early detection can make treatment more effective.
As the suicide rate in the U.S. continues to grow, it's crucial that healthcare providers, regardless of specialty, understand the do's and don'ts of treat patients at risk of suicide.
Suicide is a leading cause of death in the U.S., but many providers, regardless of their point of care, don't consider screening patients for suicide risk their responsibility.
The opioid use disorder (OUD) epidemic in the United States is a top concern among healthcare professionals, but there's little research investigating...
Read the news on any given day and you're bound to see a headline about another shooting — perhaps where several unsuspecting lives were taken in a public place, a child picked up a gun that wasn't properly stored, or a teen died by suicide.
Products containing cannabidiol that manufacturers claim have therapeutic and medical benefits are increasingly popular. Many consumers don't understand they should take such claims with a grain of salt.
Roughly 75 percent of workplace assaults every year take place in healthcare settings. Nurses are the most likely to be victimized.
New research finds the movement to de-stigmatize addiction by calling it a disease actually has had the opposite intended effect.
For many kids, frequent stomach problems aren't just an excuse to get out of class. They're often a symptom of something much darker.
STORY ORIGINALLY RAN ONhttps://workcompcentral.blogspot.com/2018/04/psychosocial-care-too-often-overlooked.html Catastrophic spinal cord and brain injuries are physically devastating, clearly, but it is the related...
This statistic from the National Human Trafficking Hotline/Resource Center (NHTRC) shows how important it is to recognize signs of trafficking in the behavior of...
Gaming Disorder? The World Health Organization defines it as pattern of digital or video-gaming marked by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to...
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