Implementation of a large-scale, enhanced recovery project for bariatric surgery is feasible and results in a decrease in extended length of stay (ELOS).
The prevalence of peripartum depression is high in physician mothers, with white physicians reporting higher adjusted rates than black physicians, and Asian physicians reporting lower receipt of treatment.
Interventions that target linear growth in childhood such as those aimed at combating malnutrition may not provide concurrent benefits in neurodevelopment.
Automating the workflow and tracking an antimicrobial stewardship program by customizing electronic medical records may decrease antimicrobial usage.
There is growing evidence that the addition of triglyceride-lowering medication and lifestyle changes may be valuable in diabetes management.
A recent study reported that approximately 9 of 10 US physicians practice defensive medicine to avoid malpractice claims,
A 2017 update to the World Medical Association Physician’s pledge added language on is-sues such as respect for patients’ dignity and respect between colleagues.
The majority of existing clinical guidelines and consensus statements on pain management at the end of life in the intensive care unit agree on a set of recommendations that include the use of high doses of opioid.
Authors say more should be done to support weight loss early in diabetes trajectory.
Unlike previous studies, the researchers found that in their practice, no-treatment rates between elderly and nonelderly patients with biopsy-proven NMSCs were significantly different.
While screening rates for colorectal cancer (CRC) have increased substantially since 2008, disparities in screening between racial and ethnic groups continue to pose a challenge to equitable clinical care.
Men and women may respond differently to opioids prescribed for pain relief.
Patients may be at risk for increased comorbidity burden after a diagnosis of binge eating disorder.
ICU hospitalizations for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions have decreased during a 10-year period.
In outpatient settings, only 50% of visits for pharyngitis, sinusitis, and acute otitis media (AOM) receive recommended first-line antibiotics.
Adults in the United States have reduced their intake of refined carbohydrates and increased their intake of complex carbohydrates, plant protein, and polyunsaturated fat from 1999 to 2016, a study in JAMA reports. Nutrition researchers performed a serial cross-sectional analysis of 24-hour dietary recall data taken from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Only…
Universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is feasible in a pediatric primary care network, according to a study published in Pediatrics.
MyTeen is a text message intervention that delivers advice and instruction to parents with a goal of improving parental competence, knowledge, and parent/adolescent communication.
Children at young relative age within the school year were also at higher risk for ADHD and intellectual disability.
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