RAND researchers recommend private insurers move toward fixed-price arrangements.
Patients at D, F hospitals have 91.8% increased risk for avoidable death compared with A hospitals.
An anonymous survey administered to PA students found that more than 1 in 10 admitted to misusing prescription stimulants.
Researchers analyzed PA job postings to determine whether advanced faculty positions preferred candidates with doctorate degrees.
Short-term marijuana use may be more beneficial than long-term use for patients with chronic pain.
Researchers conducted a literature search to identify whether buprenorphine initiation in the emergency department would reduce mortality rates in patients suspected of opioid withdrawal.
A survey found that most PAs are following JNC 8 guidance and recommending lifestyle changes as first-line treatment for their patients with hypertension.
A survey was administered to former adult smokers in order to identify ways to more effectively target smoking cessation in current smokers.
Researchers implemented a medication reconciliation interview to improve accuracy of and adherence to medication reconciliation.
A survey was conducted to assess whether BMI influences the ability of an individual to estimate the caloric value of food.
According to the results of a recently published nested case-control study, exposure to any benzodiazepine in early pregnancy may increase the risk of spontaneous abortion (SA).
The FDA has approved Fragmin, a low molecular weight heparin, for the treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism to reduce the recurrence of VTE in pediatric patients 1 month of age and older.
Symptoms of tattoo ink-associated infections include rashes, lesions in areas where ink has been applied.
More than 60% of products do not provide adequate sun protection, contain potentially harmful chemicals.
Point prevalence for eating disorders increased during the study period from 2000-2006 to 2013-2018.
Extension study showed that levodopa inhalation powder maintained its efficacy in achieving an ON state in patients with Parkinson disease experiencing OFF periods.
Depression and anxiety are associated with levodopa-responsive freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson disease.
Guidelines focus on physical activity, eating well, cessation of tobacco and hazardous/harmful drinking.
There were no significant differences between pimavanserin and quetiapine in time to discontinuation, mortality, or improvement in psychosis in patients with Parkinson disease and Lewy body dementia.
The New Drug Application (NDA) for the long-acting injectable formulation of rilpivirine + cabotegravir (Janssen and ViiV Healthcare) for patients with HIV-1 infection has been submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).