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Sunburns Severe Enough to Warrant Admission Described

May 12, 2021. 3:29 PM CDT.

Most patients sustained superficial burns and only 4 percent had full-thickness burns; 19 percent underwent burn wound management surgery

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Comprehensive Med Reviews Do Not Cut Unplanned Hospitalizations

May 10, 2021

Among older adults with and without postdischarge follow-up, incidence of unplanned hospital visits within 12 months did not differ with CMRs versus usual care

Self-Reported Concussions Up for U.S. Teens From 2016 to 2020

May 07, 2021

2.4 Million ED Visits in ≥65s Due to Unintentional Falls

May 07, 2021

More than 90 percent of emergency department visits, hospitalizations from selected nonfatal injuries in 2018 were due to unintentional falls

12 Cases of CVST Reported for Ad26.COV2.S Vaccine in the U.S.

May 04, 2021

Time from vaccination to symptom onset varied from six to 15 days; initial presentation was headache in 11 cases

Women Physicians Delay Childbearing Versus Nonphysicians

May 04, 2021

Physicians more likely to experience childbirth at older ages; have same cumulative probability of childbirth as nonphysicians

Child Abuse Hotline Volume Up During Pandemic

May 04, 2021

Caller type shifted during pandemic, including increase in text reports from children

Risk for Severe COVID-19 Increases With BMI Above 23

May 04, 2021

Risks increased for admission to hospital, death, and ICU admission; risks up for younger people and Blacks versus Whites

ACP Issues Guideline on High-Flow Nasal Oxygen for Respiratory Failure

May 04, 2021

HFNO suggested for initial or postextubation management of acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in hospitalized adults

Anxiety-Related Adverse Event Clusters ID’d After Janssen Vaccine

May 03, 2021

Rate of syncope was 8.2 per 100,000 doses after Janssen COVID-19 vaccination versus 0.05 per 100,000 after flu shots

ACP Advises Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Aid Diagnosis of Dyspnea

May 03, 2021

POCUS suggested in addition to standard diagnostic pathway for patients in ED, inpatient setting when diagnosis is uncertain

Risk for Kidney Stones Increased During, After Pregnancy

May 03, 2021

Risk increased during second and third trimesters; peak in risk found at zero to three months after delivery, followed by decrease in risk

Mean Cumulative Incidence of Tick Bite ED Visits 49 Per 100,000

April 30, 2021

Incidence highest in Northeast at 110 per 100,000 emergency department visits and among pediatric patients aged 0 to 9 years

Vaccination Linked to Drop in COVID-19 Hospitalization in ≥65s

April 29, 2021

Vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 hospitalization estimated at 94 percent for full vaccination with Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna vaccines

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status Linked to Stroke Outcomes

April 29, 2021

Higher nSES associated with better function, better biopsychosocial health, fewer depressive symptoms in moderate-to-severe stroke

ED Staff Reported Poor Mental Health During Early Pandemic

April 28, 2021

Almost half reported exhaustion, burnout, while one in five indicated PTSD symptoms