Stat Consult

Stat Consult: Norovirus 
infection

Stat Consult: Norovirus 
infection

Norovirus is the leading cause of both sporadic and epidemic gastroenteritis worldwide.

Stat Consult: Influenza 
in children

Stat Consult: Influenza 
in children

Learn how to diagnose and treat influenza in children.

Stat Consult: Influenza in adults

Stat Consult: Influenza in adults

Learn how to diagnose and treat influenza in adults.

Stat Consult: Opioid abuse 
or dependence

Stat Consult: Opioid abuse 
or dependence

Learn how to identify and treat opioid abuse, withdrawal, and dependence.

Stat Consult: Acute bronchitis

Stat Consult: Acute bronchitis

Learn how to diagnosis and treat acute bronchitis.

Evidence Based Medicine

Glasgow Coma Scale may underestimate severity of isolated traumatic brain injury in patients aged ≥65 years

Study results suggest that GCS may be less accurate in predicting the extent of injury in elderly adults.

In patients with first unprovoked venous thromboembolism, adding CT to limited cancer screening may not lead to statistically higher rate of cancer detection

Unprovoked venous thromboembolism has been associated with the presence of occult malignancies.

In patients without 
CVD or diabetes, pooled cohort equations may underestimate risk for CV event if other risk factors are present

Accurate prediction of cardiovascular disease risk is crucial for the success of preventive measures.

Palliative chemotherapy may reduce quality of life in some patients with end-stage cancer

Palliative chemotherapy in the last month of life may increase the patient's risk of intensive medical treatment and death in an ICU.

Denosumab may reduce the risk of fracture in women with breast cancer on aromatase inhibitor therapy

Denosumab has been shown to reduce fracture risk in women with breast cancer with bone metastases.