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National Autism Association Teams Up With 12 Organizations to End Abusive Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

NIXA, Mo., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) along with 12 other organizations launched a campaign this week to spur letter writing and raise awareness about dangerous restraint and seclusion practices in schools. The initiative comes on the heels of the May...

2 studies examine medical consequences of police use of force during restraint

Dr. Jared Strote at the University of Washington Medical Center led a group that examined the medical records of nearly 900 patients subdued by the Seattle Police Department with a Taser over a six-year period. Less than one percent required hospital admission for an injury related to the restrain...

Humanitas Designated as Approved Provider by California Board of Registered Nursing for Continuing Education Course Credit and Units

...ourse, stressed the gap that exists currently in educational courses that focuses on preventing incidents of violence. "Most nursing programs provide restraint and seclusion techniques. The current clinic or hospital workplace setting is dynamic and nurses are searching for more training on methods to identi...

Finalists Perform at Rock Hall in Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's 'Pause to Click' Contest Encouraging Safety Belt Use for Tweens

...to decrease injury risk and improve wellbeing. Pause to Click is part of Rainbow's Safe Rides for All Kids program, a multifaceted effort to increase restraint use for children of every age by reaching kids and parents where they live, work, and play. The Pause to Click campaign is funded by a grant from Koh...

Americans United for Life Memo Urges Senators to Consider New Abortion Polling Data Showing Majorities of all Parties Oppose Judicial Activism, Support Abortion Regulations

..., including on issues involving abortion. By overwhelming majorities, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents agreed that judges should exercise restraint and check their own beliefs and predispositions at the courthouse door. They agreed on upholding common sense abortion regulations already in place i...

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's Use It or Lose It High School Seat Belt Challenge Brings Out the Creativity in Cuyahoga County Teens

...isk and improve wellbeing. The Kohl's Safe Rides for All Kids program at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital is a multifaceted effort to increase restraint use for children of every age by reaching kids and parents where they live, work, and play. Kohl's, based in Menomenee Falls, Wisconsin, suppor...

Improper Use of Booster Seats Puts Many Kids at Risk

...udy included shoulder belts being too slack or misplacement of the shoulder restraint under the child's arm, behind their back or over an arm rest. "Our findi...at is to raise the height of a seated child so that an adult-sized shoulder restraint fits properly. O'Neil said, ideally, older children should use a booster...

New Study: Keep Kids With Diarrhea Out of Pool - Swim Diapers Not Best Solution

...breaks. Swim diapers are widely used around the world at public and private pools to contain solid fecal accidents. "This study confirms that parental restraint is the key to preventing Crypto outbreaks - not swim diapers. Swimming with diarrhea is irresponsible because it places other people's health at risk,...

Riley Hospital-IU study finds booster car seats not being used appropriately

...irbags. "NASCAR drivers often walk away from high speed crashes because they wear helmets and use five-point harnesses. That's the similar type of restraint found in infant and children's car seats. Parents should keep their children in this type of car seat as long as possible. But when they become too bi...

A potential anti-ulcer herb medicine: Rocket 'Eruca sativa'

...s chemicals including ethanol, strong alkalis, indomethacin and hypothermic restraint stress. The levels of gastric wall mucus (GWM), nonprotein sulfhydryls (NP&...gents (80% ethanol, 0.2 mol/L NaOH, 25% NaCl), indomethacin and hypothermic restraint stress. The anti-ulcer effect was further confirmed histologically. On the ...
Restraint in Medical Technology

ValueOptions(R) Supports New Hospital-Based Performance Measures to Help Patients Get the Best Treatment for Inpatient and Outpatient Services

...sychological trauma history and patient strengths Hours of physical restraint use Hours of seclusion use Patients discharged on multipl...s(R). "We routinely encourage hospitals to minimize their use of seclusion, restraint and polypharmacy. The Joint Commission's measures will help all parties inv...

Wayne State University and Oakwood Partner in New Device to Combat Congestive Heart Failure

...ntire procedure took 1 hour and six minutes. Traditional open heart surgery takes hours. Designated PEERLESS-HF (Prospective Evaluation of Elastic restraint to LESSen the effects of Heart Failure), the HeartNet therapy researched collaboratively by the School of Medicine and Oakwood Healthcare System invol...
Restraint in Medical Products

Tracheal Tube Restraint

Description: Indications For Usage: Used to stabilize/secure orally intubated tracheal tubes without using adhesive tapes....
Company:Nellcor

Anesthesia Armboard

Description:...body, protecting against denting, breakage, and repairs. Molded carbon fiber allows for easy cleanability. Supplied with a 30-inch (762-mm) Velcro arm restraint strap....
Company:STERIS Corporation

EZ-Lance®

Features:... to remove High-speed lance - To make minimizing pain possible Linear tracking - Minimizes needle vibration for a cleaner lance Special bounce-back restraint - Single lance only, no chance for a second lance Advanced design - Minimal user instructions Pre-cocked - Simplifies use; no extra step needed ...
Company:Palco Labs
Restraint in Medical Dictionary

Asphyxia

...hyxia (Handbook of Diseases) ... Resume: [txt] [pdf] ... Emergency Responders sometimes encounter excited or agitated individuals who act ... restraint Asphyxia is most often caused by "Forceful-Prone-Restraint " ... Asphyxia - Definition of Asphyxia at Dictionary.com a free online dictionar...

Abstinence

...ctivity. Common reasons for practicing sexual abstinence include: For other uses, see Abstinence (disambiguation). Abstinence is a voluntary restraint from indulging a desire or appetite for ... Abstinence has diverse forms. ... Abstinence is the only form of birth control that is 100% ef...
Restraint in Biological News

Right whale sedation enables disentanglement effort

...n and research biologist at WHOI. Moore has led the investigation into chemical and physical tools to facilitate and enhance the safety of large whale restraint during efforts to remove entangling fishing gear. "It's gratifying to have successfully employed this new technique." North Atlantic right whales a...

Mayo researchers identify dangerous 'two-faced' protein crucial to breast cancer spread and growth

... JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Two critical properties of cancer cells are their ability to divide without restraint and to spread away from the primary tumor to establish new tumor sites. Now, researchers from the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida have found a protein ...

News from the October 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...ber 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association include: Dietary restraint and Gestational Weight Gain Learner-Centered Nutrition Education Improves ...ceive a copy of a Journal article, e-mail media@eatright.org . Dietary restraint and Gestational Weight Gain Women who diet "habitually" prior to becomin...

Making snack food choices

...ink between intentions and behavior is stronger. In healthy eating behavior, a strong positive attitude toward healthy eating, a high level of dietary restraint and regular consumption of healthy foods could increase the healthy intention-behavior consistency. Investigator Pascalle Weijzen, Division of Hum...

Additional evidence of wolverine found in the Tahoe National Forest

... sightings of wolverine from the public that should be followed up and may help guide planning for additional surveys. Wolverine experts are urging restraint regarding speculation as to where this individual originated and what it may mean to the local area. There are a number of possibilities as to where ...

Cells united against cancer

...he National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Finnish researchers found that the tightly organized architecture of mammary epithelial cells is a powerful restraint against the cancer gene provoked inappropriate proliferation. Their study also links function of a tumor suppressor gene to the development of cancer ...

Asian immigrants in NYC not receiving HIV education at religious institutions

...rthermore, some leaders felt it unnecessary to become involved in HIV education because their worshipers are protected by religious teachings of moral restraint and abstinence. Even though most religious leaders and members expressed little interest in becoming involved in HIV-related work, many acknowle...

A little stress gives beneficial oomph! to immune system

...ated tubes for two-and-a-half hours. These mice ?the stressed group ?could not turn around in the tube, but they could move forward and backward. This restraint created a brief spell of psychological stress, similar to the kind of stress a person anticipating or undergoing a dental or surgical procedure may fe...
Restraint in Biological Technology

How to tackle the divide between techies and non-techies at work

...ner, to bend like this? Why not just pull rank, get mad or remind this arrogant pinhead that the sales you enable pay his salary? Because showing some restraint and directing the conversation in a positive direction is more effective than getting into a shoving match in the hallway. It doesnt work to say: ...
Restraint in Biological Definition

Thomas Malthus

...s the food supply grows at an arithmetic rate (i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, etc.) (See Malthusian catastrophe for more information.) Only misery, moral restraint and vice (which for Malthus included contraception ) could check excessive population growth. Malthus favoured "moral restraint" (including late marr...
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