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Coping skills program helps social service workers reduce stress, trauma after disasters

An intervention called Caregivers Journey of Hope can help social service workers—especially those with the least experience in the field—to mitigate the stress and trauma they may experience when they’re helping community members recover from disasters, a new study found.

Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes

A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually. Sepsis occurs when the body’s immune response to infection triggers an

Early EEG helps predict cardiac arrest outcomes in comatose

(HealthDay)—Early electroencephalography (EEG) reliably predicts the outcome of comatose patients after cardiac arrest, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Neurology. Barry J. Ruijter, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Twente in Enschede, Netherlands, and colleagues assessed

At-home support helps stroke patients adjust after hospital stay

Michigan State University researchers have found that many stroke patients feel unprepared when discharged from the hospital. Their caregivers feel the same. But when a home-based support network using social work case managers and online resources is put into place,

Cognitive-behavourial therapy helps teens sleep well after a concussion

When 16-year-old Ethan Ballance became forgetful and unfocused, his mom knew his latest concussion was serious. “Ethan put the cereal box in the fridge and the milk in the cupboard one morning. That’s no big deal, but I knew he