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Experts offer COVID-19 cleaning, disinfection guidelines

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Cleaning and disinfecting are paramount to preventing COVID-19 contamination from spreading into and throughout one’s household. Texas A&M AgriLife Research—Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, IIAD, experts offer guidelines for keeping safe. This information was compiled by Sarah Caffey, program manager; Jessica Cargill, assistant director; Heather Simmons, …

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Prescribing guidelines, more research on addiction potential needed for use of opioids to treat children’s pain

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A pair of new studies led by University of Alberta pediatricians indicate that parents are more reluctant to have opioids prescribed for their children than doctors are to prescribe them. In a newly published study, the researchers asked 136 pediatric emergency room doctors across Canada whether …

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Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths: study

Credit: CC0 Public Domain International surgical guidelines launched today will help to save thousands of lives in Low- and Middle-income Countries (LMIC) countries by standardising and improving practice in surgery. An international collaboration led by the University of Birmingham sets out nine essential recommendations that should be implemented as a …

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Study suggests guidelines to improve Youtube videos on chronic health care conditions

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Many people with chronic health conditions search social media, including YouTube videos, to learn more about how to manage their diagnoses. But these videos differ in how well they communicate information and hold viewers’ attention. A better understanding of how patients engage with medical information is …

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