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Doctors May Under-Prescribe Pain Meds During Night Shifts

Physicians less likely to prescribe an analgesic during night shifts versus daytime shifts

Thursday, June 30, 2022

NHS Privatization Tied to Increase in Treatable Mortality

Annual increase of 1 percent of outsourcing to the private for-profit sector linked to annual increase of 0.38 percent in treatable mortality

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Pool Neck Floats a Danger to Babies, FDA Warns

Inflatable plastic rings are especially dangerous for infants who have developmental delays or special needs

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

JCAHO Standards Not Always Supported by High-Quality Evidence

Of 20 actionable standards from The Joint Commission, six completely supported by references, six partly supported

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Life Expectancy in the U.S. Varies by Race, Ethnicity, State

Disparity in life expectancy across states greater when race/ethnicity are considered

Monday, June 27, 2022

296 Children Had Hepatitis of Unknown Etiology by June 15, 2022

Overall, 89.9 percent of patients under investigation were hospitalized, 6.1 percent required a transplant, and 3.7 percent died

Monday, June 27, 2022

Integration of AI Platform Can Cut Time for Chest CT Interpretation

Mean interpretation times were 22.1 percent shorter in the artificial-intelligence versus non-AI arms

Monday, June 27, 2022

Donor Sex, Parity Do Not Up Mortality for Red Blood Cell Recipients

After adjustment for donor hemoglobin levels, no increased risk seen for requiring additional transfusion after transfusion from female donor

Monday, June 27, 2022

SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade, Leaving Many Women Without Access to Abortion

Decision sets the stage for a swift rollback of abortion rights in more than half of the United States

Friday, June 24, 2022

CDC Warns of Deadly Outbreak of Meningitis Among Gay Men in Florida

Agency is also emphasizing the importance of routine MenACWY vaccination

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

SuperPulsed Thulium Fiber Laser Beneficial for Pediatric Urolithiasis

SPTF associated with higher stone-free rate compared with Ho:YAG with no increase in operative time, complications

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Medicaid Expansion Buffered Health Coverage Loss During Pandemic

Workers who lived in Medicaid expansion states were 5.4 percent more likely to enroll in Medicaid after job loss during pandemic

Friday, June 17, 2022

Disparities in Life Expectancy by Race, Ethnicity, County Persist

In the U.S., increases in life expectancy were seen for Black, API, Latino, White populations, but no change seen for AIAN

Friday, June 17, 2022

No Increase Seen in Pediatric Hepatitis in the United States

No increase in acute hepatitis of unspecified etiology, adenovirus types 40/41 above prepandemic baseline levels

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Youth Trampoline Injuries More Severe at Sports Center Than at Home

Likelihood of musculoskeletal and/or orthopedic injuries, lower extremity injuries, sprains, and need for surgery greater at trampoline centers

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Hospital Interns Spend Only 13.4 Percent of Time in Patient Rooms

Real-time locating systems may be used to improve the training experience, authors say

Monday, June 13, 2022

Research Needed to Understand Impact of Low-Dose Radiation

Estimated $100 million needed annually for the next 10 to 15 years to conduct epidemiological, biological research

Friday, June 10, 2022

Actions Against Physician Licenses Due to Substance Use Down

However, despite declines from 2004 to 2020, substance use-related actions remain much higher than actions for physical, psychological impairment

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Hispanic, Black Physicians Underrepresented in the United States

With sustained doubling of Hispanic and Black medical students, it would take 92 and 66 years to correct deficit of physicians

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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