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Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Physician Burnout

February 23, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Many potential uses for AI, including improving searches and documentation, selecting treatment Read article


Menopausal Hormone Therapy Tied to Less Pronounced Kyphosis

February 23, 2018 Continuous and remote past HT users had less kyphosis in minimally-, fully-adjusted models

Private Insurance Coverage of Infused Chemo Varies by Setting

February 23, 2018 Better reimbursement at hospital outpatient depts, even though drug-level costs lower in doctor's office

Dermoscopic Criteria Identified for Diagnosing Melanoma in Situ

February 23, 2018 Most frequent dermoscopic criteria for MIS are regression, atypical network, irregular dots/globules

Cognition Deficits Seen in Children With Chronic Kidney Disease

February 23, 2018 Children with less severe CKD and kidney transplant had higher full-scale IQ than those on dialysis

Peds Cardiac Surgery Outcomes Vary by Neighborhood Income

February 23, 2018 Children from lowest-income neighborhoods have increased mortality, longer hospital stay

Second-Gen Drug-Eluting Stents Similarly Effective for LMCAD

February 23, 2018 Only one significant between-group difference in three-year risk of target-vessel failure for left main CAD

Hand Hygiene Program Tied to Lower Nursing Home Mortality

February 23, 2018 Multifaceted program associated with lower mortality, antibiotic prescriptions over one year

Growth Rates of Small Renal Masses Highly Variable Early On

February 23, 2018 Not reliable predictor of adverse outcomes in those under active surveillance; less variability over time

Kurtosis Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Helps ID Breast Lesions

February 22, 2018 Radiomics feature model reduced false positives, with benefit seen for BI-RADS 4a, 4b lesions

Risk Factors for Recurrence of Acute Diverticulitis Identified

February 22, 2018 Female sex, smoking, obesity, comorbidities, complicated initial cases up chance for readmission

Neurosurgery Residents Burned Out, but Satisfied With Career

February 22, 2018 Factors tied to burnout include inadequate OR exposure, hostile faculty, outside social stressors

Chronicity of Depression Ups Failure Along Continuum of HIV Care

February 22, 2018 25 percent increase in percentage of days with depression ups risk of missing appointment, death

21 Reviewed Antidepressants Top Placebo for Major Depression

February 22, 2018 Agomelatine, amitriptyline, escitalopram are among most effective agents in head-to-head trials

Alcohol Use Disorders Tied to Increased Risk of Dementia Onset

February 22, 2018 Most early-onset dementia cases are alcohol-related or have additional diagnosis of alcohol use disorders

Haloperidol for Delirium in Critically Ill No Help for Survival

February 22, 2018 Prophylactic haloperidol does not improve survival at 28 days compared with placebo in critically ill adults