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PCSK9 variants not linked to sepsis risk

September 11, 2019
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Patient order errors in NICUs more common for twins, multiple births

September 5, 2019
Results of a study conducted at six New York NICUs suggested that multiple-birth infants are at an increased risk for wrong-patient order errors, with as many as one in…
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Personalized mechanical ventilation fails to reduce mortality in ARDS

August 30, 2019
In patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, personalizing mechanical ventilation based on lung morphology did not decrease mortality at 90 days, according to…
In the Journals

Almost all electric scooter drivers who crash do not wear helmets

August 30, 2019
Helmet use was “extremely rare” and alcohol consumption beyond the legal limit and illicit substance use “was common” among electric or motorized…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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Question 24: A 65-Year-Old Male On Plavix Following A Recent Mi And Coronary Stenting Was Seen In The Er With Fever, Pain, Jaundice, And A Wbc Of 18,000. Us Showed A Dilated Bile Duct Of 15 Mm And A Gallbladder Full Of Stones. Mrcp Revealed A 15-Mm Stone In The Distal Cbd. What Would You Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: David P. Gurka, MD, PhD, discusses medical errors

May 5, 2016
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