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Announcing the Annual ISF/SelfCare Award for Best Published Paper.

International Self-Care Foundation and SelfCare announce the launch of the annual award for the best paper published in SelfCare in that calendar year. The prize of £750 is awarded to the author(s) of the paper* judged by the editorial team …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 1. Single-Dose Levonorgestrel Emergency Contraception and Silent Barriers to Its Access: Is It Really Just One Step?

In this section, we will provide a brief summary and a link to the published abstract of newly published papers selected from the worldwide literature as being of particular interest to the SelfCare community. Single-Dose Levonorgestrel Emergency Contraception and Silent …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 2. Prenatal paracetamol exposure and child neurodevelopment: A review.

Prenatal paracetamol exposure and child neurodevelopment: A review. By: Bauer AZ, Kriebel D, Herbert MR, Bornehag C-G, Swan SH. Hormones and Behavior 2018; 101: 125-147. Summary: Recent studies suggest a possible association between APAP use in pregnancy and offspring neurodevelopment. …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 3. Factors determining parents’ decisions to bring their children to the pediatric emergency department for a minor illness

Factors determining parents’ decisions to bring their children to the pediatric emergency department for a minor illness. By: Burokiene S, Raistenskis J, Burokaite E, Cerkauskiene R, Usonis V. Medical Science Monitor 2017; 23: 4141-4148. Summary: The number of children visiting …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 4. Loperamide abuse cardiotoxicity. Should loperamide still be an over the counter medication?

Loperamide abuse cardiotoxicity. Should loperamide still be an over the counter medication? By:  Idris A, Kaye K. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018 May 18. pii: S0735-6757(18)30404-2.. Summary: Loperamide is generally thought to be safe and effective without the potential …

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