Judy Phillips

Bio

Specialties:

  • Advanced Practice Nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Oncology Nursing Society

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Critical Care Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many health-care providers don't follow guidelines meant to reduce the risk of infection from catheters placed in the arteries of intensive care unit patients, a new study finds.

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says health-care...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are much more likely than younger people to find themselves in the hospital after outpatient surgery, a new study finds.

    "These seniors were supposed to stay out of the hospital since the procedures were performed in the ambulatory settin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are receiving fewer CT scans now than a decade ago, dovetailing with a move to radiation-free MRI scans and ultrasounds, a recent study shows.

    Though several reasons might explain the shift, the study's lead author, Dr. Michelle Parker, ...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns about hospital "superbugs" have spotlighted the need to prevent the spread of germs in health-care settings. But a new report reveals a disturbing lack of knowledge on something as basic as proper cleaning of a patient's room.

    Very little...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns about hospital "superbugs" have spotlighted the need to prevent the spread of germs in health-care settings. But a new report reveals a disturbing lack of knowledge on something as basic as proper cleaning of a patient's room.

    Very little...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals high rates of hepatitis C infection among intravenous drug users and baby boomers seen in urban emergency departments.

    And three-quarters of those who tested positive for the potentially deadly virus did not know they were infe...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals high rates of hepatitis C infection among intravenous drug users and baby boomers seen in urban emergency departments.

    And three-quarters of those who tested positive for the potentially deadly virus did not know they were infe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Recent outbreaks of dangerous infections tied to endoscopic devices called duodenoscopes have grabbed headlines, and in March the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued strict guidelines on how best to disinfect the devices.

    On Tuesday, the F...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Recent outbreaks of dangerous infections tied to endoscopic devices called duodenoscopes have grabbed headlines, and in March the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued strict guidelines on how best to disinfect the devices.

    On Tuesday, the F...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An immediate, focused effort to halt the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs could save tens of thousands of lives and prevent hundreds of thousands of new infections over the next five years, a new government report suggests.

    As many as 37,000 l...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An immediate, focused effort to halt the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs could save tens of thousands of lives and prevent hundreds of thousands of new infections over the next five years, a new government report suggests.

    As many as 37,000 l...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests.

    Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, the less effective stroke treatment may be, the researchers explained.

    A number of fac...Full Article