Prenatal antidepressant exposure may increase risk of poor motor development

A meta-analysis of 18 studies examining the association of prenatal antidepressant exposure with motor development in children showed a small overall effect of worse...

Disparities in adolescent physical activity between sex, race, and income

1. In this study of the patterns of physical activity in adolescents and young adults, young age, white race, and higher income were all...

Failures in using personal protective equipment are commonly observed

1. In this qualitative study, active failures in infectious agent transmission precaution practices were observed frequently. 2. Common failures include: failure to enter room with...

Lack of superiority of rivaroxaban for secondary prevention of embolic stroke of undetermined source

1. At a median follow-up of eleven months, rivaroxaban was not superior to aspirin for prevention of secondary stroke after an initial primary embolic...

Prognosis of extremely premature infants linked to inherent selection bias

1. Demographic data, such as larger birth weight and female gender, of infants born at 23 weeks’ gestation were shown to influence the chance...

Restricting perioperative fluid for abdominal surgery patients does not reduce complications: The RELIEF trial

1. Among patients at increased risk for complications undergoing abdominal surgery, those randomized to perioperative fluid restriction did not have increased disability-free survival at...

Medications with depression as a possible adverse effect associated with increased depression risk

1. In this cross-sectional study, the use of medications with depression as an adverse effect was associated with a higher prevalence of depression while...

Lower and higher oxygen saturation targets result in equal but contrasting outcomes for extremely...

1. In this meta-analysis, there was no significant difference between lower and higher oxygen saturation targets on a primary composite of mortality or major...

No benefit of negative pressure wound therapy for lower extremity open fractures

1. In this randomized controlled trial, there was no difference in the self-reported disability 12 months after injury between patients treated with negative pressure...

ABIM research suggests that doctors who maintain board certification provide better patient care

1. Physicians who maintained Board Certification were associated with improved Health Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) score. 2. The majority of physicians in the...
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