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Exclusion of women from upper echelons of medicine may have real implications for patient care.
Most women receive 6 weeks or less of maternity leave; most feel leave duration is inadequate.
Poorer ratings seen with increase in Medicare patient load, with rating lowered by 0.04 per 100 patients.
Higher dose, shorter duration Rx may minimize risk of longer term misuse, authors say.
Renal & Urology News spoke with Jonathan Silberstein, MD, about creating surgical models using a 3D printer.
Increasing risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, particularly in procedural specialists.
New technique uses silicone-based polymer inks to create prostate models with the tactile sensation, pliability, and texture of a real prostate.
Across cancers, higher costs tied to higher rates of oral prescription abandonment, delayed initiation.
Injuries of the bladder were three times more common than those of the ureter.
Certain chemotherapies might shorten telomeres and alter microRNA.
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have a 6-fold and 4.4-fold increased risk of kidney cancer and urothelial cancers, respectively, than individuals without ESRD.
In patients with T2DM, taking liraglutide before surgery may be associated with reduced post-op plasma glucose levels.
Of the 35.7% of patients who did not take opioids before discharge, 45.6% were prescribed opioids at hospital discharge.
ERK1/2 kinase inhibitor, ulixertinib, was used to treat cancer patients with MAPK mutant solid tumors.
Adolescent cholecystectomy and colectomy patients may be at the highest risk for persistent opioid use.
Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis used with anticoagulation treatment, did not decrease post-thrombotic syndrome risks but increased major bleeding risks in patients with acute proximal DVT.
But patients, family members neutral toward surgical procedures involving overlap of noncritical portions.
About one-fourth of older cancer patients were previously diagnosed.
Burnout tied to depression, suicidal ideation; dispositional mindfulness linked to less burnout.
Aspirin tied to reduced risk of mortality, myocardial infarction for patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
In intervention studies, greatest risk of dry mouth found with urological medications.
Direct oral anticoagulants not linked to increased risk of major bleeding, death in venous thromboembolism
But surgeon sex is not associated with differences in readmissions or complications.
Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic.
In a controversial and divisive article, a group of researchers proposes to improve "statistical standards of evidence" by lowering the P value from P <.05 to P <.005 in the fields of biomedical and social sciences.
Findings among patients undergoing major surgery at increased risk of postoperative complications
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