Evelyn Quast

Bio

Specialties:

  • hospice nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Location:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A record number of elderly Americans have living wills that explain their wishes for end-of-life medical care or appoint a surrogate medical decision maker, a new study finds.

    The percentage of seniors with living wills -- also called advance d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People grappling with terminal illness now have a new online source of advice and help, sponsored by the U.S. National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health.

    The End of Life module on the NIHSeniorHealth website explain...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of lives lost to Alzheimer's disease each year may be far more than thought, and it might rival heart disease and cancer as one of the top killers of Americans, new research suggests.

    Combing through data on nearly 2,600 older adults...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who've undergone common surgical procedures are more likely to die if they are being treated in hospitals where nurses have heavier workloads and fewer nurses hold a bachelor's degree, according to a new European study.

    The findings, pu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's often said that the loss of a spouse or partner leaves "a broken heart." That notion might have some scientific validity, with new evidence suggesting the risk for a heart attack or stroke goes up during the first few weeks of bereavement.

    "O...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- As deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers mount across the United States, government officials are searching for ways to stem the toll of addiction.

    The death last week of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, in New York City from a...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- As deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers mount across the United States, government officials are searching for ways to stem the toll of addiction.

    The death last week of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, in New York City from a...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- As deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers mount across the United States, government officials are searching for ways to stem the toll of addiction.

    The death last week of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, in New York City from a...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who survive severe injuries from violence such as shootings, stabbings and beatings live as long as those who are seriously injured in accidents, according to a new study.

    The findings show that trauma care saves the lives of many people w...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who survive severe injuries from violence such as shootings, stabbings and beatings live as long as those who are seriously injured in accidents, according to a new study.

    The findings show that trauma care saves the lives of many people w...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who survive severe injuries from violence such as shootings, stabbings and beatings live as long as those who are seriously injured in accidents, according to a new study.

    The findings show that trauma care saves the lives of many people w...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who survive severe injuries from violence such as shootings, stabbings and beatings live as long as those who are seriously injured in accidents, according to a new study.

    The findings show that trauma care saves the lives of many people w...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who survive severe injuries from violence such as shootings, stabbings and beatings live as long as those who are seriously injured in accidents, according to a new study.

    The findings show that trauma care saves the lives of many people w...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who survive severe injuries from violence such as shootings, stabbings and beatings live as long as those who are seriously injured in accidents, according to a new study.

    The findings show that trauma care saves the lives of many people w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer acute kidney damage due to surgery are at increased risk for developing heart problems. And the level of risk is comparable to that caused by diabetes, a new study finds.

    Patients sometimes suffer acute kidney injuries after maj...Full Article