Implementation of an influenza immunization program increased vaccinations rates from 44% to 57% the following year.
Researchers administered a survey to members of the American Geriatrics Society to better understand their views on physician-assisted suicide.
Despite the higher effectiveness of the quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine against the added B virus lineage, trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine.
Among patients with obesity and migraine, weight loss is associated with reduction of migraine frequency, pain severity, and attack duration and disability.
Severe vitamin D deficiency was linked to lumbar degenerative disease and low back pain in postmenopausal women.
The overall vaccine effectiveness against any influenza virus associated with medically attended ARI is 45% for the current season.
The positive influence of nurse navigation program on CRC screenings rates and barriers was demonstrated by a team of researchers in Turkey.
Implementation of hospital-based palliative care service was associated with a 10% reduction in ICU use, lowering healthcare costs and improving quality of death for terminal patients.
Metabolic syndrome is associated with poorer sleep in girls with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity.
Researchers sought to identify the incidence of hospital-acquired Clostridioides difficile infection and its associated length of stay in the United States.
Fitbit data significantly improved prediction of influenza-like illness in top 5 states with most users.
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.
Oseltamivir may reduce recovery time for primary care patients with influenza-like illness, especially for older, sicker patients with comorbidities.
Data published in JAMA Network Open suggest that prescribing practices for ART in pregnant women living with HIV in the US do not align optimally with national guidelines.
The Mediterranean Diet was ranked as the best diet overall for 2020, according to new rankings released by US News and World Report.
In addition to a panel of experts, for the first time, the guideline was developed with the help of patients, emphasizing the importance of shared decision-making.
Because of low vaccination rates, approximately 5.6 million cases of community-acquired pneumonia occur in the United States annually.
Only 1 in 3 mothers-to-be receive both influenza and Tdap vaccines, according to a CDC report.
Vaccine coverage significantly lower among non-Hispanic blacks, those with lower education, income.
Electronic health records may not correctly reflect review of systems and physical examination observations made by emergency physicians.