Monitoring non-fatal overdose events from EMS data may aid in developing emergency response.
Findings suggest need for reimbursement to have severity adjustment, especially in underserved areas.
But in past 3 decades, decrease in late mortality seen among those who underwent BMT in childhood.
In high-volume centers, patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer may often be eligible for minimally invasive liver surgery via laparoscopy, thereby reducing potential morbidity risks associated with open surgery.
The Belmont Report provides an appropriate framework for living donor organ transplantation.
Poorer quality sleep for children, parents attributed to high levels of noise.
An increase in guideline-recommended preventive services may be associated with a decrease in patient utilization of each suggested service, which may have a negative impact on patient life expectancy or quality of life.
Employees should undergo detailed background checks; practices should have zero-tolerance for theft.
Gap in earnings between self-employed and employed health care professionals also decreased.
Pelvic exam doesn't add to history for diagnosis of STIs in young females with suspected cervicitis, PID.
These data show that ASD may arise from an early neurobiological difference in response to rewarding social stimuli, which could result in reduced social motivation.
While all blood types are needed, type O negative and positive are especially crucial.
Commission makes 6 recommendations to meet 2030 goals for non-communicable diseases
Two devices designed to create arteriovenous fistula in patients with CKD in need of hemodialysis
Association says medical students, residents should undergo training with evaluative feedback.
Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.
Use of an intensive management program for high-risk patients is associated with greater receipt of outpatient care with no increase in total costs.
AMA calls for greater manufacturer transparency in order to prepare for disasters, mitigate shortages.
A literature review revealed that the use of care navigators in conjunction with follow-up telephone calls from nursing staff improved transition of care and readmission rates in patients with congestive heart failure.
Hospitalist NPs are key to successfully implementing Society of Hospital Medicine guidelines for preoperative testing and management.
Incidental abnormalities are most frequently observed in computed tomography colonoscopy, computed tomography of the chest, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
More major bleeding seen at maximal activated clotting time greater than 290 seconds.
Percutaneous ablation compared with partial, radical nephrectomy for 4,310 patients aged 66 years
Findings based on examination of 30-day postoperative period in large cohort
Double lung transplantation appears to offer superior survival outcomes to single lung transplantation in patients with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis who are younger than 70 years.
Restricting perioperative fluid for abdominal surgery patients does not reduce complications: The RELIEF trialJune 19, 2018
Among patients at increased risk for complications undergoing abdominal surgery, those randomized to perioperative fluid restriction did not have increased disability-free survival at one year compared to patients who received liberal perioperative fluid management.
Lower and higher oxygen saturation targets result in equal but contrasting outcomes for extremely preterm infantsJune 14, 2018
In this meta-analysis, there was no significant difference between lower and higher oxygen saturation targets on a primary composite of mortality or major disability at a corrected age of 18-24 months for infants born extremely preterm.
In this randomized controlled trial, there was no difference in the self-reported disability 12 months after injury between patients treated with negative pressure wound therapy and those treated with standard wound dressings.
Physicians who maintained Board Certification were associated with improved Health Effectiveness Data and Information Set score.
From 2006 and 2016, smallest increase seen in high Sociodemographic Index countries.