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Hysterectomy Tied to Long-Term Risk for Depression, Anxiety

The researchers found that during a median follow-up of 21.9 years, women who underwent hysterectomy at any age experienced increased risks for de novo depression (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.26; absolute risk increase, 6.6%) and anxiety (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.22; absolute risk increase, 4.7%).

Some Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries Are Unavoidable

The researchers found that 41% of HAPIs were unavoidable. Unavoidable HAPIs were less likely for patients with congestive heart failure and those who were chemically sedated, had systolic blood pressure below 90 mm Hg, and received at least one vasopressor (odds ratios, 0.22, 0.38, 0.52, and 0.44, respectively).

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