Weekly Rewinds

Weekly summaries of the top medical research

2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 9, 2020

Risk of mortality associated with concomitant antidepressant and benzodiazepine therapy among patients with depression: a population-based cohort study 1. Concomitant antidepressant and benzodiazepine therapy was...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 7, 2020

Hyoscine butylbromide versus acetaminophen for nonspecific colicky abdominal pain in children: a randomized controlled trial 1. Hyoscine butylbromide and acetaminophen have comparable and significant analgesic...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 30, 2020

Association between neuraxial anaesthesia or general anaesthesia for lower limb revascularisation surgery in adults and clinical outcomes: population based comparative effectiveness study 1. Among patients...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 23, 2020

Diaphragm Pathology in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 and Postmortem Findings From 3 Medical Centers 1. Patients with severe COVID-19 demonstrated a unique diaphragm myopathic...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 16, 2020

Advance care planning in patients with advanced cancer: A 6-country, cluster-randomised clinical trial 1. An advanced care planning (ACP) intervention was not found to increase...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 9, 2020

Association between antipsychotic use and acute ischemic heart disease in women but not in men: a retrospective cohort study of over one million primary...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 2, 2020

Risk of Overcorrection in Rapid Intermittent Bolus vs Slow Continuous Infusion Therapies of Hypertonic Saline for Patients With Symptomatic Hyponatremia 1. There is no difference...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 26, 2020

Microbleeds and the Effect of Anticoagulation in Patients With Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source 1. Microbleeds increase risk of intracerebral hemorrhage, ischemic stroke, recurrent stroke,...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 19, 2020

Vitamin D and the risk of dystocia: A case-control study 1. Compared ­­to women who had spontaneous vaginal deliveries, women who underwent caesarian sections due...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 12, 2020

Tranexamic Acid During Prehospital Transport in Patients at Risk for Hemorrhage After Injury: A Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial 1. In trauma patients at risk...

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