Researchers sought to identify the incidence of hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection and its associated length of stay in the United States.
No increases for depressive, anxiety symptoms seen with screening in rural, suburban, urban primary care clinics.
Hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD who received virtual inhaler use education via a tablet was as effective as in person education.
Self-esteem improved after 5 years in surgical group, but no improvement seen in overall mood.
Peer-delivered program tied to improvements in quality of life, physical activity, pain.
Fitbit data significantly improved prediction of influenza-like illness in top 5 states with most users.
Alcohol-attributable death rates were highest in Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, and countries with low human development indices (HDIs). Across countries, alcohol use disproportionately affected young people and men.
Following resuscitation with naloxone, clinicians commonly recommend an observation period to monitor for rebound apnea and other symptoms. Patient refusal of this recommendation is common, although rarely discussed in the literature.
Largest percentage increases seen for those without high school diploma, household income under $25,000.
Even after adjustment for tumor stage, patients with ulcerative colitis have higher risk for CRC mortality.