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EHR shortcomings harm care coordination, risk patient safety, study finds

Dive Brief: Shortcomings in EHR design and functionality, workarounds and care team communication issues are putting patient care and safety at risk, according to a new PLOS One report. Rather than improve communications within care teams, EHRs often have the opposite effect, especially while clinicians are in the patient’s room. The researchers observed care teams during… Read More »

Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds

The study monitored over 350 children aged between four and 11, some of whom were from Ireland. Stock photo Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds Independent.ie A skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, according to new research. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/skin-patch-can-help-children-develop-more-tolerance-to-peanut-study-involving-irish-children-finds-37843491.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37843490.ece/a9e57/AUTOCROP/h342/nutallergy.PNG Email A skin… Read More »

E-cigarettes help more smokers quit than patches and gum, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) – E-cigarettes are almost twice as effective at helping smokers quit as nicotine replacement treatments like patches, lozenges and gum, according to the results of a major clinical trial. A saleswoman holds an e-cigarette as she demonstrates vaping at the Vape Shop that sells e-cigarette products in Beijing, China January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas… Read More »