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Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications

March 18, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Overall, 92.8 percent of oral solid medications contain at least one potential allergen Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Stillbirth Risk Up With High Serum Bile Acids in Pregnancy

March 12, 2019 Higher risk of stillbirth with serum bile acids ≥100 µmol/L in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy

Distinct Etiology Found for Colorectal Cancer With Early Onset

March 11, 2019 Patients aged 18 to 29 with early-onset colorectal cancer more likely to have signet ring histology

Surgery for Uncomplicated Appendicitis Typically Yields Satisfactory Outcomes

March 08, 2019 Current surgical practice in U.S. adults involves presurgery imaging, laparoscopic approach

Complication Rate After Bariatric Surgery Higher for Black Patients

March 07, 2019 Black patients also have longer stays, higher rates of ED visits and readmissions, less satisfaction

Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs

March 06, 2019 Incidence of major morbidity, readmission, mortality correlated with frailty classification

Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management

March 05, 2019 Guidelines address diagnosis, treatment, and overall clinical management of adult patients

Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly

March 04, 2019 Most readmissions associated with infectious etiologies, as well as GI, CV, pulmonary, renal causes

Higher Intake of Whole Grains May Lower Risk for Liver Cancer

March 04, 2019 Whole grains and possibly cereal fiber, bran appear linked to lower risk for hepatocellular carcinoma

Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC

February 25, 2019 Performance characteristics vary depending on the threshold for a positive result

2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians

February 25, 2019 Compared with other working adults and after adjustment, doctors still at increased risk for burnout

National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually

February 22, 2019 Long-observed demographic and economic factors expected to drive growth in health spending

Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use

February 22, 2019 Lack of inquiry from providers, fear of disapproval, belief CM is safe among reasons for nondisclosure

Cholecystectomy in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes

February 22, 2019 Undergoing procedure during pregnancy tied to longer hospital stays, increased readmissions, higher preterm delivery rates

Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery

February 21, 2019 About half of those reporting dissatisfaction at preop saw clinically meaningful improvement

Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures

February 21, 2019 Increased hospital market concentration tied to reduced quality in patient satisfaction measures