After the end of 16-day federal shutdown in October, media headlines touted the financial impact on America and the cost of restarting the government.
Elderly patients face greater perioperative risks and postoperative mortality, so careful selection of surgical candidates is imperative.
Vascular access-related bloodstream infections were 13 times more likely to develop in patients with than without central venous catheters.
They have a higher inpatient mortality risk and longer lengths of stay compared with those admitted on weekdays.
Low bioavailable testosterone significantly increased the risk in men aged 80 and older.
Trend may be due in part to changes in the management of bone mineral disease, researchers speculate.
The risk of ED is increased by about 75% if hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia are present concomitantly.