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MONTHLY BRIEFINGS - Sep 2017

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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 - 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
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - Internal medicine patients are frequently prescribed potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs), but screening tools can detect clinically relevant PIMs, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutic Read More >
Screening Tools Identify Potentially Inappropriate Meds
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - Female physicians are more burned out than their male colleagues, but there are steps they can take to reduce the stress associated with burnout, according to a blog post published in Medical Economics' blog. Read More >
Female Physicians May Be Especially at Risk of Burnout
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - High-volume continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration and resin-sorbent hemoperfusion is effective for eliminating metformin, according to a case study published online Oct. 5 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. Read More >
Venovenous Hemodiafiltration Improves Metformin Toxicity
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 - Most female physicians have been sexually harassed by patients at some point in their careers, according to a blog post published in Medical Economics. Read More >
Most Female Physicians Have Faced Sexist Patient Comments