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Geriatric Trauma Outcome Score Estimates Unfavorable Discharge
GTOS II estimates the probability of unfavorable discharge in injured elders with moderate accuracy
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Frequency, Degree of Pubic Hair Grooming Linked to Injury Risk
Men and women who removed all their pubic hair 11 times during their life had increased risk for injury
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Electrotherapy, Acupuncture Ease Post Knee Arthroplasty Pain
Meta-analysis shows drop in use of opioids for electrotherapy; delayed opioid use with acupuncture
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

FDA: Potential Contamination in Some Liquid Pharma Products
Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in vulnerable patients
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Perceived Social Support Lower for Cancer Caregivers Vs Patients
Greater support for caregivers may substantially strengthen the sense of coherence
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Falling Insulin Requirement Linked to Placental Dysfunction
FIR ≥15 percent linked to increased risk of composite of clinical markers of placental dysfunction
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Emergency Departments See Few Cases of Sepsis in Adolescents
Every 100 years, each of 12 emergency departments would treat 2.8 fatal sepsis cases
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

'07 to '14 Saw Drop in Proportion Needing Dialysis After TAVI
Need for new dialysis after TAVI linked to increased risk of mortality at 30-days and four years
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Antidepressants Used by 12.7 Percent of Those Age ≥12 in U.S.
Use is higher among females than males; long-term use for one-fourth of those taking antidepressants
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Lifestyle Intervention Only Offers Modest Benefit in Type 2 Diabetes
Change in glycemic control did not reach criterion for equivalence among adults diagnosed for <10 years
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Studies Used for FDA Approval of Device Changes Often Low Quality
And, efficacy of drugs granted accelerated approval often confirmed only years after approval
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

'On the Move' Group Exercise Program Aids Walking in Elderly
Greater mobility improvements seen, despite lower class attendance
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Most Patients With Care Plan Die in Chosen Location
Females, those with poor performance status, and cancer diagnosis more likely to die in chosen location
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Diverse Spectrum of Neurologic Syndromes Seen With Zika
Increase in admissions for Guillain-Barré syndrome, encephalitis compared with before outbreak
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Smoking During Pregnancy Up Among Women With Depression
Smoking rate four times higher in pregnant women experiencing an episode of major depression
Monday, August 14, 2017

All-Cause, CVD Mortality Down With Light, Moderate Drinking
Risk of mortality for all causes, cancer up for adults with heavy alcohol consumption, binge drinking
Monday, August 14, 2017

Variation in Participation in Diabetes Self-Management Class
Nonparticipation varies by race/ethnicity, education, health care coverage, county, time since diagnosis
Monday, August 14, 2017

Cannabis Intoxication Admissions in Children Up in France
Increase in annual admissions for children from 2004 to 2014; 71 percent of patients were ≤18 months
Monday, August 14, 2017

Digital Recording in Skills Lab Helps Nursing Students Learn
May aid in the transition from theory-based learning to practice
Friday, August 11, 2017


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