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In the Journals

CPR use, survival rates low after cardiac arrest in black neighborhoods

September 22, 2017
Adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest were less likely to receive bystander treatment and had lower survival if the event occurred in a…
Cover Story

Multifaceted dry eye disease defined in long-awaited TFOS DEWS II report

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2017
Aptly published in the Dry Eye Awareness Month of July was the long-awaited Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society Dry Eye Workshop II report. Ten…
Point/Counter

Should oncologists recommend hormone therapy plus abiraterone for patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer?

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2017
POINT This question is highly clinically relevant, given that the STAMPEDE trial included men with M1 hormone-sensitive prostate cancer, M0N1…
Feature

MRSA over 3 decades: A pathogen with ‘devastating complications’

Infectious Disease News, August 2017
To mark our 30th anniversary, Infectious Disease News will be examining some of the infectious diseases that have defined and changed the field over
Feature

MRSA over 3 decades: A pathogen with ‘devastating complications’

Infectious Diseases in Children, September 2017
To mark our 30th anniversary, Infectious Diseases in Children will be examining some of the infectious diseases that have defined and changed the
Cover Story

Confronting the misnomer of ‘chronic’ Lyme disease

Infectious Disease News, August 2017
Studies suggest that around 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year in the United States, according to the CDC, with 14 states in…
In the Journals Plus

Out-of-pocket cancer expenses often exceed patients’ expectations

August 10, 2017
One-third of insured patients with cancer had out-of-pocket costs that exceeded their expectations, according to study results. Underinsured patients…
5 Questions

L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, ponders path from lab to clinic

Cardiology Today, August 2017
In this issue, L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, professor of medicine, co-director of the cardiac care unit and leader of the primary and…

Bascom Palmer named best in ophthalmology again

August 8, 2017
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has topped U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of best hospitals for ophthalmology for the 14th consecutive…
Point/Counter

Will intraoperative OCT be a game-changing technology in ophthalmology?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2017
Point We were involved with intraoperative OCT technology from the very beginning of its development. We have worked with it on a routine basis for…
In the Journals

Increases in BP associated with ozone exposure

July 20, 2017
Researchers discovered possible mechanisms, including platelet activation and BP increases, by which low-level ozone exposure may affect CV health…
Meeting News

Bone scan index reliably predicts prostate cancer outcomes

July 18, 2017
CHICAGO — An automated bone scan index has been confirmed as a prognostic biomarker of OS, radiographic PFS and skeletal-related events among…
Meeting News

No relationship seen between patient risk factors and 90-day readmission after total ankle arthroplasty

July 15, 2017
SEATTLE — Patient risk factors were not significantly correlated with 90-day readmission after total ankle arthroplasty, according to a…
In the Journals Plus

Cardiac device-related infection risk depends on bacterial species

July 5, 2017
The risk for cardiac device-related infection in patients with bacteremia depends on the species of bacteria involved, according to researchers…
In the Journals

Duration of HF associated with variations in dyspnea, mortality

June 29, 2017
Patients with recently diagnosed HF had greater early dyspnea relief and improved survival after hospital discharge vs. those with chronic HF…
In the Journals Plus

Lethal DMAC persists among patients with HIV

June 27, 2017
Despite the availability of effective ART, disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex, or DMAC, is still a mortal danger to patients with HIV/AIDS…
Feature

Consistent advocacy needed to thwart resurgence: Measles over 3 decades

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2017
Between 1987 and 1988, the number of measles cases reported to the CDC decreased by 7%, from 3,652 cases in 1987 to 3,411 in 1988. However, in 1989…
Cover Story

Confronting the misnomer of chronic Lyme disease

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2017
An estimated 329,000 cases of Lyme disease occur annually in the United States, according to the CDC, with the highest prevalence observed in the…
Cover Story

Controversy, cost may not dim potential of stem cells in the shoulder

Orthopedics Today, June 2017
It is widely known and reported in the literature that shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff tears, tend to heal slowly and the management of…
Cover Story

Effort to recruit more minorities for clinical trials becoming ‘national priority’

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2017
Only one in 30 patients with cancer enroll in clinical trials. Participation rates among ethnic and racial minorities are particularly bleak, even…
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