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Training Laypeople to Prepare Trauma Patients for Hospitalization and Surgery
Patients who experience traumatic injury in resource-poor and rural settings often fail to receive important accident scene care that would increase the likelihood of good surgical outcomes.
Deep brain stimulation is the most frequently used neurosurgical procedure for movement disorders. Patients generally experience few surgery-related problems, but a range of complications is possible.
Physicians can use ultrasound technology to identify patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who are in remission but could benefit from more intensive treatment.
Participation in daily life activities is primarily hindered by reduced processing speed in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Scott Fridkin, MD, Senior Advisor for Antibiotic Resistance in Healthcare in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Diseases, CDC discussed how state programs can only flourish as healthcare professionals across the board implement existing public health guidelines into their practices.
Adding to research confirming the risk of administering piperacillin/tazobactam in combination with vancomycin, two research teams report that it does not matter whether the drugs are given in an extended infusion or standard infusion.
Vancomycin in combination with Beta-Lactams can cause acute kidney injury, and some combinations are worse than others, researchers warn.
Even in the absence of coronary artery disease, patients with depression appear to experience more frequent chest pain than patients without depression.
Delayed-release dimethyl fumarate (DMF) proved to be safe and effective in two phase 3 studies, DEFINE and CONFIRM, for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Gavin Giovannoni, MBBCh, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, of the Queen Mary University of London and colleagues took a more detailed look to verify the data.


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