No Texting Laws

Cell phone laws such as No texting laws are another best practice for road traffic injury prevention. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that text messaging while driving will create a crash risk 23 times worse than if they were not texting. At the current time there is no national ban on texting or using … More No Texting Laws

Fall Prevention Program in American’s Hospitals

   A best practices to prevent falls especially in hospitals is to have an accreditation done by “The Joint Commission.”  The Joint Commission is an organization that comes to hospitals across the United States to evaluate health care facilities with one of the major focus of safety. The joint commission goes to hospitals on a … More Fall Prevention Program in American’s Hospitals

Prenatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation by Nurses

In an area of low socioeconomic status (a few small towns in central NY), women who are “underprivileged” are given maternal support for their first-born child.  Care is provided during pregnancy with home visits from nurses to the home to help the unmarried mother adopt better health-related behaviors (ex. exercise, alcohol/substance cessation), how to care … More Prenatal and Early Childhood Home Visitation by Nurses