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Pandemic Heightened Emotional Exhaustion in Health Care Workers

Increase seen in emotional exhaustion reported by hospital-based health care workers in clinical and nonclinical positions


Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Radiographers Read Mammograms for UK Double Reading Program

Cancer detection rate, recall rate, and positive predictive value similar for radiologists, trained radiographers as first readers


Wednesday, September 28, 2022

CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals

Masking 'remains recommended' during an outbreak among patients or 'when caring for patients who are moderately to severely immunocompromised'


Monday, September 26, 2022

Physician Burnout Significantly Increased During 2020 to 2021

Additionally, decreases in satisfaction with work-life integration and increases in depression seen


Friday, September 23, 2022

Transcranial Doppler, Hydroxyurea Use Low for Sickle Cell Anemia

Despite increases in TCD screening and hydroxyurea use from 2014 to 2019, use still remains low for children, teens


Thursday, September 22, 2022

Medical Debt Tied to Worsening of Food, Housing Insecurity

Risk factors for medical indebtedness include hospitalization, disability, high deductible, Medicare Advantage, and no insurance coverage


Wednesday, September 21, 2022

AI Tool Can Identify Pancreatic Cancer on CT Scans

Deep learning-based tool distinguished between malignancy, controls with 74.7 percent sensitivity for malignancies smaller than 2 cm


Wednesday, September 21, 2022

MRI Techniques Compared for Assessing Hydrops in Meniere Disease

3-D real IR has better image quality than 3-D FLAIR sequence for assessment of endolymphatic hydrops in Meniere disease


Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Proteomic Analysis Used to ID Fecal Biomarkers for IBD

Biomarkers linked with severity of intestinal inflammation in IBD patients, with higher sensitivity and specificity than calprotectin


Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Photon-Counting Detector CT Helps ID Multiple Myeloma Lesions

Use of PCD CT images with convolutional neural network denoising improves viewing of pathologic abnormalities, detects lytic lesions


Monday, September 19, 2022

ASTRO Offers Guidance on RT for IDH-Mutant Diffuse Grade 2, 3 Glioma

Guideline recommendations support reduction in volume of brain irradiation while attempting to maximize disease control


Monday, September 19, 2022

Physician Burnout May Raise Risk for Patient Safety Events

Burnout also associated with decreased job satisfaction, low professionalism, patient dissatisfaction


Friday, September 16, 2022

FDG-PET May Predict Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer

Preoperative FDG-PET may predict pathologic response to neoadjuvant therapy for borderline resectable/locally advanced PDAC


Thursday, September 15, 2022

Tumefactive Demyelinating Lesions, Sentinel Lesions of PCNSL Compared

Age of onset younger for tumefactive demyelinating lesions than for primary central nervous system lymphoma


Wednesday, September 14, 2022

OOP Costs for Cancer Treatments Increased From 2009 to 2016

Total costs increased for breast, lung, prostate cancer; OOP costs increased for these cancers and colorectal cancer


Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Biden Makes Another Push for Cancer Moonshot Initiative

President likened JFK's space race to his own effort to slash cancer rates by 50 percent in the next 25 years


Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Telemedicine, In-Person Visits Show High Diagnostic Concordance

Variance seen by specialty, with lower concordance for primary care


Monday, September 12, 2022

AI Assistance May Improve Accuracy of Breast Cancer Screening

Sensitivity increased for subgroups with small lesion sizes, invasive carcinomas


Monday, September 12, 2022

AI Model Can Help Segment NSCLC Tumors on CT Images

Reduced segmentation time, interobserver variability seen with artificial intelligence assistance in segmentation for radiotherapy targeting


Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Intervention Cuts Risk for AKI After Coronary Angiography

Reduced incidence of AKI seen in association with multifaceted intervention, including clinical decision support, audit, feedback


Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Postop Breast MRI Features May Predict Risk for Second Breast Cancer

Background parenchymal enhancement at surveillance breast MRI linked to increased risk for future second breast cancer


Friday, September 2, 2022

U.S. Safety-Net Providers Report Moral Distress in Early Pandemic

Moral distress emerged from being unable to provide optimal care, seeing pandemic’s effects on patients, coworkers


Friday, September 2, 2022

AI Model Can Quantify Radiographic Joint Damage in RA

Crowdsourcing approach used to develop machine learning algorithms that quantify joint space narrowing, erosions


Friday, September 2, 2022


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