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Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Proton pump inhibitor use is associated with increased risk of first-time ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Read More >
PPI Use Linked to Increased Risk of Ischemic Stroke, MI
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - For patients with venous thromboembolism, direct oral anticoagulant use is not associated with increased risk of major bleeding or mortality within the first 90 days compared with warfarin use, according to a study published online Oct. 17 in the BMJ Read More >
No Increased Risks for DOAC Use Versus Warfarin in VTE
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - The increasing participation of men in registered nursing can be attributed to multiple factors, including increasing educational attainment, rising labor demand in health care, and liberalizing gender role attitudes, according to a working paper publishe Read More >
Men Now Comprise ~10 Percent of RN Workforce
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Appropriate use criteria have been developed for the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis, according to a report published online Oct. 17 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Read More >
Appropriate Use Criteria Developed for Aortic Stenosis Tx
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Serum tau is a promising novel biomarker for prediction of neurological outcome in patients with cardiac arrest, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the Annals of Neurology. Read More >
Tau May Predict Neurological Outcome After Cardiac Arrest
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - For males, receipt of a red blood cell transfusion from an ever-pregnant female is associated with increased rate of all-cause mortality compared with a male donor, according to a study published online Oct. 17 in the Journal of the American Medical As Read More >
Mortality Up for Male Recipients of Blood From Ever-Pregnant
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 - Much of the total potentially preventable spending for Medicare beneficiaries is concentrated among frail elderly individuals, according to a study published online Oct. 16 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More >
Potentially Preventable Spending Concentrated in Frail Elderly
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - Everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffolds are associated with increased odds of scaffold thrombosis and other thrombotic events compared with everolimus-eluting metallic stents, according to a review published online Oct. 16 in the Annals of Read More >
Thrombosis Odds Up With Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds