Kathleen Dunn

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Affiliation:

  • Advanced Practice, Sigma Theta Tau International

Activity

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds that more babies are being treated in neonatal intensive care units at many U.S. hospitals, and the infants are bigger and less premature.

    While they don't know for sure, researchers suggest this is a potential sign that these e...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds that more babies are being treated in neonatal intensive care units at many U.S. hospitals, and the infants are bigger and less premature.

    While they don't know for sure, researchers suggest this is a potential sign that these e...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals overestimate their ability to provide fast delivery of a clot-busting drug to stroke patients, a new study finds.

    The drug, called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), has been shown to reduce the short- and long-term effects...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals overestimate their ability to provide fast delivery of a clot-busting drug to stroke patients, a new study finds.

    The drug, called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), has been shown to reduce the short- and long-term effects...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher doses of radiation may improve survival in men with medium- and high-risk prostate cancers, but it does not do the same for those with low-risk disease, a new study suggests.

    As is the case with many cancers, doctors must balance the risks ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher doses of radiation may improve survival in men with medium- and high-risk prostate cancers, but it does not do the same for those with low-risk disease, a new study suggests.

    As is the case with many cancers, doctors must balance the risks ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your doctor, nurse or other health care worker may be biased when it comes to the sexual orientation of patients, a new study suggests.

    Researchers surveyed more than 200,000 health care providers in the United States about their attitudes towar...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who live near "fracking" sites may be at increased risk for hospitalization for heart problems, neurological disorders and other conditions, new research suggests.

    Hydraulic fracturing -- widely referred to as fracking -- is a form of oi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who live near "fracking" sites may be at increased risk for hospitalization for heart problems, neurological disorders and other conditions, new research suggests.

    Hydraulic fracturing -- widely referred to as fracking -- is a form of oi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adult cancer survivors are more likely to be hospitalized than people who never had cancer, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 20,000 people in Ontario, Canada, who had their first cancer diagnosis between ages 20 an...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals may miss an opportunity to detect physical abuse in babies and toddlers, a new study reveals.

    The study, of more than 300 hospitals nationwide, found a huge variation in adherence to a long-standing guideline on screening for p...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals may miss an opportunity to detect physical abuse in babies and toddlers, a new study reveals.

    The study, of more than 300 hospitals nationwide, found a huge variation in adherence to a long-standing guideline on screening for p...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using more specific names for newborns may reduce hospital mix-ups by roughly a third, a new study suggests.

    Hospitals usually identify newborns by generic names such as "Babygirl Jackson" or "Brendasboy Jones" instead of the names parents give th...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using more specific names for newborns may reduce hospital mix-ups by roughly a third, a new study suggests.

    Hospitals usually identify newborns by generic names such as "Babygirl Jackson" or "Brendasboy Jones" instead of the names parents give th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of having a baby in a hospital varies by nearly $10,000 across the United States, a new study finds.

    The analysis of 2011 data from 463 hospitals nationwide found the average bill for a maternity stay ranged from $1,189 to $11,986.

    ...Full Article