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Exome Sequencing Beneficial for Pediatric Kidney Recipients

January 22, 2019. 12:00 PM CST. Whole-exome sequencing-related molecular genetic diagnosis can have implications for clinical care Read article


Liver Transplant Survival May Improve With Race Matching

January 16, 2019 Race-matched donor organ tied to improved survival for African-Americans with HCC undergoing transplant

Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common

January 16, 2019 Top 3 causes were confused patient, removal of catheter by patient, tape or securement loose

Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors

January 16, 2019 Routine partial nephrectomy yielded longest life expectancy in patients with normal renal function

American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual

January 15, 2019 Manual focuses on patient-physician relationship in different scenarios, including telemedicine

Sociodemographic Factors Predict Recovery After Traumatic Injury

January 11, 2019 Gender, education are better predictors of long-term recovery than injury severity

Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending

January 11, 2019 Health care prices explain difference in spending between United States and other countries

Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients

January 11, 2019 Opioid use before treatment, tobacco use are risk factors for ongoing opioid use

Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed

January 10, 2019 Critics warn private equity firms might focus on increased profitability at expense of patient care

Fewer Complications Found With Hybrid Surgery for Esophageal Cancer

January 09, 2019 Incidence of intraoperative, postoperative complications lower in resectable esophageal cancer

Fewer Than 5 Percent of Thyroid Surgery Patients Readmitted

January 09, 2019 Majority of readmissions occur within seven days of discharge and one-fourth within two days

Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty

January 09, 2019 Half of black and Latina female health care workers earn less than $15/hour

Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs

January 09, 2019 Rising costs of oral, injectable generic and specialty drugs mostly driven by new product entry

Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years

January 08, 2019 Considerable increase seen from 1997 through 2016, especially in direct-to-consumer advertising

ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate

January 08, 2019 However, individual market in California not expected to destabilize because of mandate penalty

Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective

January 07, 2019 Universal mini-pool nucleic acid testing only during high mosquito activity cost-effective in Puerto Rico