Researchers sought to gain insight into how substitution of elderly care physicians by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, or registered nurses in nursing homes contributed to the perceived quality of healthcare.
FRI second-leading diagnosis for readmission with FRI and cognitive impairment at index admission.
NPs and PAs who specialize in oncology are frequently grouped together, but there may be significant differences between the regions in which they practice and the type of malignancies they treat.
The USPSTF concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic children and pregnant women.
The risk of intussusception related to rotavirus vaccination was undetectable as a result of low vaccine coverage and limited statistical power.
The quality of surgical outcomes varies widely across hospitals affiliated with the US News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals.
Researchers found data to support psychological treatments to reduce the number of headaches and the headache index.
Sustained virologic response to the HCV in patients with HCV and HIV coinfection is associated with a lowered risk of diabetes and mortality.
Long-term use of systemic hormone replacement therapy may slightly increase the risk of developing Alzheimer disease.
Women who become pregnant from infertility treatment may be at an increased risk for postpartum hemorrhage, admission to the intensive care unit, or puerperal sepsis as well as death.
Once again, a large study of Danish residents confirmed that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increase in autism.
Compared with liquid-based cytology, routine primary hrHPV screening better detected cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse and cervical cancer.
Medicaid expansion has created an “urgent need” to engage primary care practices in serving the expanded Medicaid population.
Estimated 0.049 elevation seen in the entorhinal cortex tau standardized uptake value ratio.
Statin use in elderly women with coronary artery disease may prevent bone loss.
High-flow oxygen was found to be effective for cluster headaches, with less complications than seen with triptans.
Every day, low health literacy results in patients’ misunderstanding the instructions of their clinicians, sometimes with very serious consequences.
In postmenopausal women, low optimism, high negative emotional expressiveness, and hostility are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes.
Low serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with elevated blood glucose levels, a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
Results of a recent study suggest that aerobic exercise may contribute to improved executive function.