Health News Archive - February 14, 2006
About 12,000 families made homeless by hurricanes Katrina and Rita lost direct federal funding for hotel rooms on Monday, leaving many facing bleak housing choices nearly six months after the disaster.
By McCuin, Jill B; Hanlon, Terri; Mutasim, Diya F Autoimmune bullous diseases are a heterogenous group of diseases characterizfd by cutaneous and mucosal vesicles and bullae. Diagnosis is based on a combination of clinical, histopathological, and immunofluorescence findings.
By Pullen, Richard L Jr; Rowh, Mark E The "Clinical Snapshot" series provides a concise examination of a clinical presentation including history, treatment, patient education, and nursing measures. Using the format here, you are invited to submit your "Clinical Snapshot" to Dermatology Nursing.
By Cohen, Philip R; Schulze, Keith E; Totz, Robert; Nelson, Bruce R The "Clinical Snapshot" series provides a concise examination of a clinical presentation including history, treatment, patient education, and nursing measures.
By Rhoads, Jacqueline; Ferguson, Laurie Anne; Langford, Cynthia A As the role of the nurse practitioner (NP) evolves, the need to demonstrate productivity becomes more important.
Shopping cart handles are the most bacteria-infested items among some commonly used objects while doorknobs on public bathrooms are not as bad as might be expected, according to a survey conducted in South Korea.
Gay and lesbian civil partnerships -- better known as "gay marriage" -- could bring lasting health benefits to same-sex couples, researchers said on Tuesday.
Under Saddam Hussein, Iraqi journalists were threatened, detained, tortured and killed -- victims of a system that tightly controlled what was written about the country's Baathist leader.
Tony Blair has survived crises from the Iraq war to bombings in London but he is fighting one of his biggest battles over reforming England's schools.
On a frozen alpine lake, stern-looking men on ice skates chase the puck with crude wooden sticks, splashing through pools of melt water, their sweat-soaked clothes steaming in the cold air.