Kelly Arashin

Bio

Specialties:

  • Critical Care Nursing

Affiliation:

  • Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Brain Injury Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Average people who suffer a concussion may be three times more likely to commit suicide years after their brain injury, a new Canadian study suggests.

    Further, the long-term risk of suicide appears to increase even more if the head injury occurs du...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tackling should be eliminated from youth football due to the risks that collisions and head injuries pose to young athletes, a researcher argues in the Feb. 4 New England Journal of Medicine.

    A recent evidence review conducted by the Amer...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legionnaires' disease -- the respiratory illness that plagued New York City in an outbreak last summer -- is typically thought to develop when people breathe in contaminated mist or water droplets.

    However, a case that occurred in the fall of 20...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Brain Injury Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Suffering a traumatic brain injury may lead to a buildup of Alzheimer's-type plaques in the brain, including in regions not typically affected by such plaques, a small new study suggests.

    Building on previous research indicating traumatic brain ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A surgical safety checklist reduced patients' risk of death over 90 days and shortened their hospital stay, a new study found.

    The findings suggest that surgical safety checklists can reduce health care costs by reducing the risk of complication...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they may be one step closer to using stem cells to replace damaged skull and facial bones in people who experience a head trauma or undergo cancer surgery.

    The researchers discovered and isolated stem cells capable of repairing t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgical Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer surgery patients are most likely to have complications and to die if they're either too thin or fat, a new study suggests.

    The study included more than 41,000 people who had lung cancer surgery between 2009 and 2014. Patients were cat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Diagnostic Neuroimaging:

    MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Working with rats, researchers say they may have found a more efficient way to measure pressure and temperature inside the skull -- using a tiny, dissolvable sensor.

    The implant would transmit information wirelessly to physicians during surgery or...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The view from those upper floors may be breathtaking, but it might come with a risky cost: people living on higher floors appear less likely to survive cardiac arrest, a new study found.

    In fact, above the third floor, your chances of surviving ca...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The challenges facing trauma care providers can put them at risk for "compassion fatigue" and burnout, a small new study says.

    Previous research has found that compassion fatigue can cause trauma team members to feel emotionally exhausted, depress...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor's body language may reveal racial bias against seriously ill black patients, a new study suggests.

    The finding could help explain why dying black patients are much more likely than whites to ask for more extensive life-saving measures a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hernia repair with mosquito netting may be a viable alternative in countries where commercial mesh is too expensive, a new study says.

    Synthetic mesh is the preferred method for repairing groin hernias, because it carries a lower risk of infect...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Brain Injury Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've gained new insight into how repeated exposure to explosions affects the brains of combat veterans.

    Many U.S. veterans exposed to blasts have suffered mild traumatic brain injury, but the exact impact on the brain has not...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infants are just as susceptible to accidental poisonings as older children are, especially when it comes to medication errors, new research reports.

    A decade of poison control center calls in the United States showed that acetaminophen (such as...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Neurology:

    MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Immediate treatment of stroke is crucial, but a new survey finds that three-quarters of young American adults would delay going to the hospital if they had stroke symptoms.

    Ideally, people with an ischemic stroke (blocke...Full Article