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The Trauma Professional's Blog provides information on injury-related topics to trauma professionals. It is written by Michael McGonigal MD, the Director of Trauma Services at Regions Hospital in St....  
regionstraumapro.com
over 4 years ago
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Pneumonia Mimics: Pearls and Pitfalls - emdocs

Pneumonia is an illness frequently seen in our emergency departments.  But, are all presentations actually pneumonia?  Are we missing other illnesses that present similarly to pneumonia?  Which ones pose significant morbidity and mortality risk to our patients?  What clues are out there that will aid us in making an alternative and critical diagnosis?  
emdocs.net
over 4 years ago
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SHOCK LIVER AFTER CARDIAC ARREST

Interesting paper in AJEM. Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), ‘shock liver’, is defined as an increase in serum aminotransferase levels (20 times the upper normal level) after respiratory or circulatory failure. It is commonly seen in critical illness and after cardiac arrest. In ICU patients HH has been associated with poor outcomes but little is known about what it means in ROSC patients.  
scancrit.com
over 4 years ago
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Added Benefits Seen With Early Initiation of Anti-VEGF Agents for Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr Charles C. Wykoff reviews recent data showing that more timely treatment has a significant upside.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Mindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy substantially reduces the risk for relapse in patients with recurrent depression, a new meta-analysis confirms.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Benzodiazepines Are Often Inappropriately Prescribed

Although the drugs have known adverse effects for people with depression, 52% of prescriptions, which often come from primary care physicians, were concurrent with prescriptions for antidepressants.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Telephone-Based CBT Improves Menopause-Related Insomnia

Insomnia decreased while other sleep measures improved after 8 weeks of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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IOP in the Fellow Eye After Glaucoma Surgery in One Eye

How is intraocular pressure in the untreated fellow eye impacted after glaucoma surgery?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Infrastructure, Public Health Linked, Crisis in Flint Shows

In the wake of the Flint water crisis, APHA is offering a free, three-part webinar series on water, lead and health.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Use of Antimuscarinic Medications in Individuals With OAB

How prevalent is potentially inappropriate use of anticholinergic OAB medications? What impact does inappropriate use have on healthcare costs for older adults?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Chemotherapy for Bone Sarcoma in Adults

Read how clinicians at MD Anderson manage adults with bone sarcoma using extrapolated findings from pediatric studies and their own experiences.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Detection of Root Fractures in Endodontically Treated Teeth

Does the presence of gutta-percha root fillings or metal posts interfere with the efficiency of cone beam CT in diagnosing vertical root fracture?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Health Services, GP Detection of Suicidality Prior to Suicide

Most people who die by suicide have been in contact with primary care within 12 months prior to death. Are primary care providers failing to recognize signs of suicidality in their patients?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Clinical and Economic Burden of Mental Disorders Among Children With Chronic Physical Conditions, United States, 2008–2013: Abstract and Introduction

Abstract and Introduction: Chronic physical conditions in childhood significantly predict mental health disorders and total healthcare costs.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Renal Replacement Therapy Rates Declining in Some Countries

Rates of renal replacement therapy have been stabilizing or even declining in the Western world, new registry data show, but the reasons for these trends require a closer analysis, experts say.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Drug Targeting Blood-Brain Barrier 'Hopeful' in Stroke

Imatinib, a drug that is already available for the treatment of cancer, showed positive results in an initial randomized study in ischemic stroke.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Best Practices for the Use of MRA in Stroke Diagnosis CME

The goal of this activity is to review the use of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in the evaluation of cerebral ischemia.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Perspectives on Key MS Data From the Annual Neurology Meeting CME

: Hear summaries of the most relevant research in multiple sclerosis that was presented at the 2016 American Academy of Neurology meeting.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Fatal Abusive Head Trauma Among Children Aged <5 Years — United States, 1999–2014 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Sodium in Store and Restaurant Food Environments — Guam, 2015 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago