Investigators sought to determine whether preoperative hair removal, including the method, timing, or setting of removal increases the risk for surgical site infection compared with no removal.
Many patients developed irreversible blindness, according to the report.
However, no differences seen in readmission based on number of physician days worked.
Majority of trials do not specify Black enrollment target and do not report specific plans to enroll Black adults in their studies.
Researchers assessed the sex-specific association between self-reported sleep duration and mortality in an East Asian population.
Compared with nonpharmacologic approaches, research consistently supports the benefits of medication for opioid use disorder, including fewer deaths, higher rates of sustained recovery, and greater cost-effectiveness.
No association seen for acquisition of hospital-acquired respiratory pathogen with fatal outcomes for patients with COVID-19.
Possible links between SARS-CoV-2 exposure characteristics and infection risk among vaccinated vs nonvaccinated healthcare workers were evaluated.
Outcomes show higher cessation and lower smoking frequency among those not quitting.
Issue has been in flux since July.
COVID-19 has roared back during a summer that began with Americans hopeful that the worst was behind them.
White Americans benefit from greater than average spending on preventive care versus non-White populations.
Researchers examining COVID-19 data from a 13-month period found variations in US usage of dexamethasone, remdesivir, and hydroxychloroquine.
Researchers found masking can decrease noninvasive tear film breakup time.
However, Juul products will remain on the market for now.
Achieving NSSRI sugar reduction targets could prevent 2.48 million CV events, 0.49 million CV deaths, 0.75 million cases of diabetes in the U.S.
But placebo-controlled trial shows lower all-cause mortality at 28 days and 60 days in patients receiving baricitinib plus standard of care.
Racial and ethnic diversity grew more slowly than representation of women in U.S. academic medicine from 1990 through 2019.
Bacterial superinfection at time of intubation occurred in <25 percent of patients; reduced antibiotic use seen with bronchoalveolar lavage-based management versus current guidelines.
While cases declined in early summer, they have ‘increased exponentially’ recently, with more than a fivefold increase in the past month.