Increased seizures during rewarming of neonates associated with risk of abnormal neurodevelopmental outcomes at...

1. Increased frequency of electrographic seizures during rewarming in neonates was associated with a higher risk of abnormal neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 18 to...

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  Effect of Clopidogrel and Aspirin vs. Aspirin Alone on Migraine Headaches After Transcatheter Atrial Septal Defect Closure: The CANOA Randomized Clinical Trial New-onset migraines affect...

Clinical decision tool may discriminate need for ICU in children with traumatic brain injury...

1. Based on this secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study, certain clinical features, including lower GCS score, and head CT findings, including midline...

Expansion of medical home program to Medicare patients not linked with improved quality or...

1. The “medical home” program by CareFirst is a commercial quality improvement initiative designed to improve care and reduce cost for patients treated by...

Influenza vaccine administered to all pediatric emergency department patients may be cost-effective

1. In this cost-effectiveness analysis, offering influenza vaccination to all eligible patients in the pediatric emergency department (PED) provided the lowest cost per case...

Viral respiratory infections associated with increased risk of acute myocardial infarction

1. In a self-controlled case series, patients were observed to have increased incidence of hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction (MI) within seven-days of...

Administrative costs, provider salaries, and pharmaceutical prices drive higher healthcare spending in the United...

1. Administrative costs, physician and nurse salaries, and pharmaceutical prices are higher in the U.S. compared to other highly developed countries. 2. The US had...

Physicians report feeling moral distress over hospital policies that force inadequate care based on...

1. Physicians working in settings that provide emergency only hemodialysis (EOHD) reported higher rates of professional burnout. 2. Physicians providing EOHD reported feeling moral distress...

Polymyxin B hemoperfusion unlikely to reduce mortality for sepsis

1. In this randomized controlled trial, hemoperfusion with polymyxin B resulted in similar 28-day mortality compared to sham hemoperfusion for patients with sepsis with...

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...

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