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Delays in Care Longer for Female Trauma Patients

May 18, 2022. 4:13 PM CDT.

Female trauma patients had longer stay in ED, longer time in pretriage, increased likelihood of discharge to nursing or long-term care facilities

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OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Intervention Can Cut Risk for Mobility Disability in Seniors

May 13, 2022

Reduced incidence of mobility disability seen in older adults with physical frailty and sarcopenia receiving multicomponent intervention


TXA Seems Safe for Surgery in High-Risk Patients With IT Hip Fracture

May 12, 2022

No increased risk for mortality or thromboembolic complications seen with use of tranexamic acid among high-risk patients, entire cohort


Mailed At-Home Disposal Kits Up Opioid Disposal Rates

May 10, 2022

Mailed kits are a potential low-cost, scalable solution, the authors say


PFAS, Phthalate Biomarkers Linked to Bone Mineral Density in Teens

May 10, 2022

Each doubling of serum perfluorooctanoate, overall PFAS/phthalate mixture linked to lower areal BMD in male adolescents


AI Model Predicts Response to Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain

May 05, 2022

Combined unsupervised (clustering), supervised (classification) machine learning technique used to develop predictive model


30.0 Million People of All Ages Uninsured in U.S. in 2021

May 05, 2022

For adults aged 18 to 64 years, 13.5 percent were uninsured, 21.7 percent had public coverage, 66.6 percent had private coverage


Polygenic Risk Score for OA Predicts Risk for Hip, Knee Replacement

May 04, 2022

Participants with high PRS had increased risk for joint replacement; stronger association seen with hip replacement for women versus men


Effect of HF-Spinal Cord Stimulation on Chronic Pain Varies by Sex

May 03, 2022

Sex-specific differences observed for efficacy of high-frequency, low-frequency spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain


Fatty Tissue Transfer Benefits Arthritic Finger Joints

May 03, 2022

Minimally invasive procedure associated with significant improvements of osteoarthritis symptoms


Statistical Shape Modeling of US Images Predicts Hip Dysplasia in Infants

May 03, 2022

Statistical shape modeling of ultrasound images of stable dysplastic hips in infants predicts which hips will develop to normal, remain dysplastic


Affirmative Action Bans Cut Percent of Underrepresented Med Students

May 02, 2022

Percentage of students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups reduced with state affirmative action bans


Sexual Minority Students Perceive Medical School Less Favorably

April 29, 2022

Bisexual, lesbian, or gay students have less favorable perceptions of the medical school learning environment, are more likely to report burnout


Racial Differences Seen for Joint Replacement Care and Outcomes

April 29, 2022

Differences seen across the continuum of care for knee, hip total joint arthroplasty for osteoarthritis


Hospital Outcomes Worse With Suboptimal Treatment of Hypothyroidism

April 28, 2022

Patients with clinical hypothyroidism and a high prehospitalization TSH level had longer length of stay, increased risk for readmission


Surgery No Better for Wrist Fracture in Older Adults

April 27, 2022

Surgical treatment not superior to nonsurgical treatment for patient-rated wrist function at 24 months in adults aged 60 years and older