In the Pediatrics article, “The Management of Children and Youth Pediatric Mental and Behavioral Health Emergencies,” Dr. Saidinejad and his co-authors note that “mental and behavioral health (MBH) conditions affect as many as 1 in 5 children younger than 18 in the United States each year.” Given the increasing need for MBH treatment for children and youth, emergency departments in hospitals are now a critical access point and safety net as the wait time for child psychiatrists can be more than 40 days. Dr.

Investigator(s): Loren Miller, MD, MPH

Nursing homes that use a chlorhexidine bathing routine to clean the skin, and an over-the-counter antiseptic to clean the nose, prevent serious infections and reduce the amount of antibiotic-resistant organisms in the nursing home setting, according to the findings of researchers at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, the University of California, Irvine, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The findings were published on October 10, 2023, in the New England Journal of Medicine.