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Increase in Global Cancer Incidence, Drop in Death Rates

Increase in Global Cancer Incidence, Drop in Death Rates

From 2006 and 2016, smallest increase seen in high Sociodemographic Index countries.

Regional Anesthesia Tied to Lower Opioid Use in TKA, Hip Arthroplasty

Findings based on comparison to general anesthesia for knee and hip arthroplasty

Early Hospital Readmissions More Preventable Than Late Readmissions

Can the length of time after hospital discharge influence readmission preventability among general medicine patients?

Opinion

Please stop filming me: Smartphones in the emergency department

A hospital policy to prevent video recording in the emergency department helps to prevent patients from recording clinicians without their permission.

The House's healthcare bill: Trumpcare or "Chumpcare"?

Public opinion polls support the views of professional organizations, with 60% of Americans opposing the new American Health Care Act, 31% supporting it, and 9% undecided.

Tips for adjusting to the night shift

Working through the night and sleeping during the day can be a difficult adjustment.

Clinical Features

Does Political Affiliation Influence Patient Care? An Interview With Anupam B. Jena, MD

Does Political Affiliation Influence Patient Care? An Interview With Anupam B. Jena, MD

To shed further light on the study's implications, MPR interviewed lead author Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Stat Consult: Parenteral Nutrition Issues

Stat Consult: Parenteral Nutrition Issues

Some include mechanical complications, central vascular access complications, and compatibility issues.

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