September 24, 2020
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Some children have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and virus at the same time

Some children have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and virus at the same time

Researchers detected anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies in the blood samples of some pediatric patients prior to viral clearance, according to a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

September 24, 2020
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Polytherapy, improved medication adherence reduce risk for SUDEP in Swedish cohort

Polytherapy, improved medication adherence reduce risk for SUDEP in Swedish cohort

Polytherapy, especially the use of three or more antiepileptic drugs, correlated with a substantially decreased risk for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, according to findings from a nationwide case-control study conducted in Sweden.

September 24, 2020
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Pain, fatigue persistent in ankylosing spondylitis despite TNF inhibitor use

Pain, fatigue persistent in ankylosing spondylitis despite TNF inhibitor use

Pain and fatigue levels remain high among patients with ankylosing spondylitis despite apparent disease control with biologic therapies, such as TNF inhibitors, according to a global survey published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.

September 24, 2020
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KPI-121 0.25% safe, well-tolerated in patients with dry eye disease

KPI-121 0.25% safe, well-tolerated in patients with dry eye disease

The results of four randomized, double-masked, vehicle-controlled trials showed KPI-121 0.25% is safe and well tolerated with no unexpected treatment-related adverse events in patients with dry eye disease, according to a study.

September 24, 2020
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HIV gains lag for Black, Hispanic and young MSM in US

HIV gains lag for Black, Hispanic and young MSM in US

Between 2014 and 2018, HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men (MSM) decreased 2.3% per year overall in the United States, and MSM also experienced improvements in linkage to care and viral suppression, study findings in MMWR showed.

September 24, 2020
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Income among independent predictors of faster return to work after TJA

Male sex, high income and self-employment are predictors of faster return to work after total joint arthroplasty, while having a physically demanding job and longer length of stay are linked with slower return to work, according to a study.

September 24, 2020
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Education program increases staff knowledge of peritoneal dialysis

Education program increases staff knowledge of peritoneal dialysis

After a peritoneal dialysis education program, the number of staff at a Veterans Affairs center who scored their knowledge level on the topic as “high” and “very high” increased, according to presented research.

September 24, 2020
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DAPA-CKD: Dapagliflozin prolongs survival in CKD with, without type 2 diabetes

DAPA-CKD: Dapagliflozin prolongs survival in CKD with, without type 2 diabetes

Treatment with dapagliflozin significantly reduced renal failure, cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure, and prolonged survival among adults with chronic kidney disease with and without type 2 diabetes, study data show.

September 24, 2020
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Prenatal cannabis exposure tied to offspring psychopathology risk

Prenatal cannabis exposure tied to offspring psychopathology risk

Prenatal cannabis exposure may increase risk for psychopathology during middle childhood, according to results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Psychiatry.

September 24, 2020
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Mechanical thrombectomy system receives FDA clearance

Mechanical thrombectomy system receives FDA clearance

Philips announced that a mechanical thrombectomy system to remove blood clots from vessels within the peripheral arterial and venous systems has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA and is now available in the U.S.

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Strategies to Improve Management of ADPKD: Navigating Pitfalls and Overcoming Challenges

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Ace the Case: A 42-Year-Old Woman With Anemia and Elevated Serum Total Protein

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Expert Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Axial Spondyloarthritis

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A 58-Year-Old Man With COVID-19, Sudden-Onset Weakness, and Altered Mental Status

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Ace the Case: A 22-Year-Old Man With Fever and Adenopathy

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Ace the Case: A 56-Year-Old Man Who Presents for a Cardiovascular Screening Evaluation

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Ace the Case: A 52-Year-Old Man With Liver Cirrhosis and Altered Mental Status

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Ace the Case: An 84-Year-Old Woman With Cutaneous Blisters

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Interventions for Family Members After Long-Term Care Placement of a Relative With Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Research in Gerontological Nursing Online Advanced Release, September 23, 2020

The current systematic review aimed to identify, appraise, and synthesize the available evidence regarding interventions that assisted family members of…

Predictors of Patient Portal Use Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Research in Gerontological Nursing Online Advanced Release, September 23, 2020

Older adults lag behind their younger counterparts in the use of patient portals, which may limit their ability to engage in health care. A better…

Nonoperative Treatment of Periprosthetic Humeral Shaft Fractures After Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2020

Few studies report on periprosthetic humeral shaft fractures after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA). The authors evaluated outcomes of 5…

Simultaneous Bilateral Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Releases: Quadruple Tunnel Release

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2020

The authors retrospectively reviewed the first 30 patients who underwent bilateral simultaneous carpal and cubital releases (quadruple tunnel release).…

The Effect of Total Hip Arthroplasty Surgical Technique on Postoperative Muscle Atrophy

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2020

A variety of surgical approaches are used for total hip arthroplasty (THA). Controversy still exists regarding whether the direct anterior approach truly…

An Analysis of Trends in National Residency Matching Program Match Data for Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2020

Due to electronic residency applications, US Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 scores are frequently used by orthopedic surgery program directors to…

Early-Onset Scoliosis Treated With Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2020

The recently developed magnetically controlled growing rod (MCGR) system has gained popularity because it limits additional surgical lengthening…

Effect of Length of Hospital Stay and Patient Factors on Patient Satisfaction in an Academic Hospital

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2020

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is a metric for patient satisfaction consisting of 19 questions divided into…

Burnout in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2020, Volume 51 Issue 9

Clinical Evaluation of Individualized and Navigated Microsecond Pulsing Laser for Acute Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2020, Volume 51 Issue 9

A computational model has predicted parameters for using a navigated microsecond pulsing laser system to treat central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC).<…