Association between prehospital time and outcomes of trauma patients

1. Longer pre-hospital times for trauma patients were not associated with 30-day mortality. 2. A 10-minute delay in pre-hospital time for trauma patients was...

Early physical therapy effective in reducing disability for acute low back pain and sciatica

1. Early physical therapy (EPT) was more effective than usual care alone for reducing disability, back pain, and fear-avoidance beliefs at 4 weeks. Benefits...

Scribe programs are revenue-neutral or profitable and improve productivity across specialties

1. The 10-15% increase in clinic productivity associated with the utilization of medical scribes is adequate to offset the costs of the program for...

Sodium phenylbutyrate-taurursodial in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients

1. Sodium phenylbutyrate-taurursodial slowed the functional decline in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. 2. The mean rate of change for slow vital capacity and plasma...

Early surgical intervention for symptomatic renal and ureteral stones is associated with reduced narcotic...

1. Among those presenting with symptomatic nephrolithiasis, patients electing for trial of passage with medical expulsion therapy were more likely to receive a prescription...

Prior preterm cesarean delivery not associated with an increased risk of uterine rupture compared...

1. Prior preterm cesarean delivery was not associated with an increased risk of uterine rupture compared with prior term cesarean delivery during a subsequent...

Disparity between premature mortality rates for highest and lowest SES groups growing in Canada

1. The disparity between premature mortality rates for highest and lowest socioeconomic status groups has increased from 1991 to 2016 in Canada. Evidence Rating Level:...

Active malignancy during COVID-19 infection not associated with increased risk of ICU admission, intubation,...

1. There was no significantly increased risk of ICU admission, intubation, or death among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and active malignancy compared with a...

Halloween and Easter associated with increased rates of anaphylaxis in Canadian pediatric patients

1. Halloween and Easter were holidays identified as having elevated risk for unknown nut and peanut triggered anaphylaxis in Canadian pediatric patients. 2. Christmas, Diwali,...

Early changes in albuminuria with Canagliflozin predicts kidney and cardiovascular outcomes

1. Among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease being treated with canagliflozin, earlier reductions in albuminuria were associated with a...
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