Welcome one and all to this weeks edition of Grand Rounds, which comes to you from the world of EMS blogs!It really is an honour to be hosting. I have only been blogging since the beginning of the year, but have been reading many of your blogs for the last couple of years, and its great to now be part of the medical blogosphere.
It's time again for the Nursing Blog Carnival, Change of Shift Version 4, Edition 5 and I can't help but tell you, I'm doing something big folks, annnd I am scared out of my mind.
No, no, no, Kim did not force me to host Change of Shift against my will. :) In fact, I like presenting the world with the finest nursing bloggers on the internet.
I'm scared because well, here's the deal... As some of my longtime nurse friends may know, I'm going into my 5th year of college, and I should be graduating in May, but I'm not, thanks to a car wreck and end-stage liver disease. (If you'd like a refresher, here's a post for you.) ……….
Finally, a study that many women can like. The British Medical Journal published a study out of Denmark that looked at the association between thigh circumference and the incident of cardiovascular disease and mortality. Why anyone would even think of thigh circumference being of importance is beyond me, but the Danes seem to think it was important. They found people with thin thighs had more risk of developing heart disease or premature death.
Injections of the enzyme collagenase into the hands of patients with Dupuytren's disease resulted in significant improvements in joint contractures and range of motion, a phase III study found.