Quick Take: Effectiveness of a Brief Group Psychological Intervention for Women in a Post-Conflict...

In areas of Pakistan affected by recent conflict, epidemiological studies have shown a high prevalence of psychological distress in women. In the setting of...

Quick Take: Functional Outcome of Intravenous Thrombolysis in Patients With Lacunar Infarcts in the...

Intravenous thrombolytic therapy with alteplase (recombinant human tissue plasminogen activator) is approved for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. However, whether it is efficacious...

Quick Take: Nationwide analysis of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in civilian...

Massive hemorrhage secondary to traumatic injury continues to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. While the use of temporary hemostatic measures including...

Direct oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral stenosis

1. In this retrospective observational study, direct oral anticoagulant use for atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral stenosis was linked with decreased mortality and...

Aspirin therapy combined with warfarin without clinical indication associated with increased bleeding

1. In this retrospective cohort study conducted in Michigan, aspirin therapy combined with warfarin for patients without a clinical indication was associated with increased...

The PreVent trial: bag-mask ventilation decreases hypoxia in patients undergoing tracheal intubation

1. For intensive care unit (ICU) patients undergoing tracheal intubation, bag-mask ventilation between induction and laryngoscopy resulted in less hypoxia during the procedure.2. No...

Coronary CT angiography superior to functional stress testing among diabetic patients

1. In this randomized trial, diabetic patients with stable chest pain randomized to coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) had lower rates of cardiovascular death...

Predictive model may help estimate bleeding risk with aspirin use

1. A model was constructed to predict bleeding risk in patients taking aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease.2. The predicted data closely match the observed...

Peripheral perfusion-targeted resuscitation does not lower mortality in septic shock patients

1. In this randomized controlled trial, there was no difference in 28-day mortality in patients with early septic shock between peripheral perfusion-targeted resuscitation and...

The PIONEER-HF Trial: Sacubitril-valsartan linked to superior outcomes in acute decompensated heart failure

1. Among patients hospitalized for acute decompensated heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), treatment with sacubitril-valsartan reduced N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)...
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