Post-Cystectomy Readmission Predictors Identified

Overweight and obesity, diabetes, and postoperative complications increase the likelihood of being readmitted within 30 days of hospital discharge among radical cystectomy patients.

Medical Marijuana: Clinical Considerations

The FDA still considers marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning it has "no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse."

AKI Ups Risks for ESRD, Death

In a meta-analysis, the risks for premature death nearly doubled, CKD nearly tripled, and ESRD nearly quintupled after an episode of acute kidney injury.

Health Information Breach Brings Record Settlement

Company fined $16 million in a case involving hackers who stole electronic health information from nearly 79 million people.

Delayed PCa Tx May Up Relapse

Patients whose radical prostatectomy was delayed more than 6 months had a nearly 2-fold increased risk of biochemical recurrence, a study found.

Gadolinium May Up AKI in CKD

The risk of post-contrast acute kidney injury increased with decreasing renal function.

Annual Self Audits Can Enhance Revenue

Regardless of the type of audit a practice is performing, the starting point for most of them is internal.

Doctor Obligations Outside the Clinic?

The professional obligation to promote the health and wellbeing of the members of society is central to the legitimacy and integrity of the profession.

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