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MONTHLY BRIEFINGS - Jan 2018


Nephrology News (1028)

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 - The percentage of uninsured U.S. persons of all ages did not change significantly from 2016 to the first nine months of 2017, according to a report published online Feb. 22 by the National Center for Health Statistics. Read More >
CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 - For adults with sepsis, use of the Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle or its hemodynamic interventions is not associated with improved survival, according to a review published online Feb. 19 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More >
No Evidence Use of SEP-1 Bundle Ups Survival in Sepsis
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 - Burnout is prevalent among physicians, affecting over one-third of physicians in a single health system, and is associated with health care delivery, according to a research letter published online Feb. 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 - For older patients with concomitant chronic kidney disease and a new diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, anticoagulants are associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke and hemorrhage, but with reduced risk of all-cause mortality, according to a study Read More >
Anticoagulants in Seniors With A-Fib, CKD Ups Stroke, ICH Risk
Fri, Feb 16, 2018 - Many adolescent and young adult cancer survivors are not receiving adequate follow-up care, according to a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual Cancer Survivorship Symposium, held from Feb. 16 to 17 in Orlando, Fla. Read More >
Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors
Fri, Feb 16, 2018 - Most patients want greater connectivity, online tools and text messaging, as well as more time with their physicians, according to a report published in Medical Economics. Read More >
Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity
Thu, Feb 15, 2018 - Consumption of ultra-processed food is associated with increased risk of overall and breast cancer, according to a study published online Feb. 14 in The BMJ. Read More >
Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Increased Overall Cancer Risk
Wed, Feb 14, 2018 - From 1984 to 2012, there was an increase in the incidence of symptomatic and asymptomatic kidney stones, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Read More >
Kidney Stone Incidence Increased Between 1984 and 2012