Lisa Eichelberger

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Location:

  • Morrow, GA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients live longer if they're treated at high-performing hospitals -- those with lower 30-day death rates, a new study indicates.

    Hospitals are often rated based on the percentage of heart attack patients who die within 30 days o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer pregnant women had cesarean section births in Canadian hospitals that took part in a C-section review program, a new study reports.

    The intervention program included onsite training in best-practice guidelines for C-sections, audits by ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart failure patients may be more likely to die following hospitalization if they have a hard time reading, understanding and using health information, a new study suggests.

    People with low "health literacy" who wound up in the hospital with ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A comparison of three treatments for narcotic painkiller addiction found that patients given the medication buprenorphine in the emergency department do better than those given only referrals.

    Addiction to prescription narcotic painkillers such ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who attempt suicide have a health care visit in the weeks or months beforehand, which suggests health visits may provide opportunities for suicide prevention, researchers report.

    Suicide prevention efforts usually focus on emergency a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics appear to be overused in many neonatal intensive care units, new research suggests.

    Just how overused these medications were varied widely, the study authors found. Some neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) gave antibiotics to newbor...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital patients who are alcoholics have an increased risk of dying in the hospital, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at about 12 years of data from more than 23,000 hospital patients with alcoholism and a "control group" of more than 233,0...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Healthcare Insurance & Policy:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may charge uninsured patients anywhere from two to 43 times what private insurance plans or Medicare pay for chemotherapy drugs, a new study estimates.

    Researchers said the findings, reported in the April issue of Health Affairs, h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cooling the body might help prevent or lessen brain damage caused by cardiac arrest, a new study suggests.

    People who received what is called targeted body temperature management after cardiac arrest -- when the heart stops beating -- had good out...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to reopen blocked arteries in the legs of frail nursing home residents rarely gets them back on their feet, a new study shows.

    In fact, many elderly people who undergo the expensive procedure either lose more physical function or die withi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette smoke appears to strengthen a dreaded "superbug," new research in mice shows.

    Exposure to tobacco smoke prompts methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria to become even more aggressive, and makes it harder for th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Emergency Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that the emergency room might be a good place to try to end the vicious cycle of gun violence among young adults.

    "This study shows that youth seen and treated in urban emergency departments for an assault also have an elevat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The belief that a full moon is linked to increases in hospital admissions and births is just an old wives' tale, an astronomist says.

    "The moon is innocent," Jean-Luc Margot, a professor of planetary astronomy at the University of California, Lo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Emergency Medicine:

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer people are being treated in U.S. emergency rooms for strokes caused by blood clots in the brain, which experts read as a sign that current stroke prevention methods are working.

    The rate of emergency department visits for either a stroke o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Male nurses in the United States make more than females, and the pay gap has not narrowed in 25 years, a new study finds.

    The average difference is more than $5,000 a year across most settings and positions, the researchers found.

    "The r...Full Article