Tag: caregiver

Quick and Easy Parenting Assessment Could Prevent Adverse Events

A parenting assessment can add value to a clinic visit by facilitating conversations about discipline and potentially mitigating adverse childhood experiences, based on survey data...

Vaccinating Homebound Patients Is an Uphill Battle

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The suspension of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has made inoculation...

Adolescent Substance Use and the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the past year, adolescents, families, educators, and health care providers have had to press forward through myriad challenges and stressors with flexibility and adaptability....

FDA Approves First and Only Treatment for AL Amyloidosis

The first and only treatment for a rare and often fatal blood cell disorder has been approved in the United States. The new indication is...

Oxygen Desaturation Common in Babies With Acute Bronchiolitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Oxygen desaturation is common in infants with acute bronchiolitis, especially in those who present with more severe initial illness, researchers...

Caregivers Feel the Strain In Tough Holiday Season

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The coronavirus pandemic makes the holidays even more difficult for caregivers of...

Most Home Health Aides Need to Work, Even When Lacking PPE

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Sue Williams-Ward — pictured with her granddaughter Tamarya Burnett — was...

Disparities Seen in COVID-19–Related Avoidance of Care

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In the early weeks and months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many...

Want to Keep Cancer Patients and Providers Safe? Here’s How

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With careful review and some changes, cancer centers can provide effective...