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Serial Neurologic Assessment in Pediatrics : A New Tool for Bedside Neurologic Assessment of Critically Ill Children*

Serial Neurologic Assessment in Pediatrics : A New Tool for Bedside Neurologic Assessment of Critically Ill Children*

4 hours ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine   |   2 articles

OBJECTIVES: We developed a tool, Serial Neurologic Assessment in Pediatrics, to screen for neurologic changes in patients, including those who are intubated, are sedated...
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Temporal trends in nutrition intake among older long-term care residents

6 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

The temporal trends in protein and other nutrient intakes among older long-term care residents have not been studied. The aim of this study was to explore the changes in...
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Nutritional Risk at Intensive Care Unit Admission and Outcomes in Survivors of Critical Illness

6 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

Risk factors for poor outcomes after critical illness are incompletely understood. While nutritional risk is associated with mortality in critically ill patients, its...
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Combining two medications doubles gout treatment success, study reveals

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

By combining two medications, researchers at Michigan Medicine optimized a therapy for people with gout, a condition that causes severe damage and disability if left untreated.
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The Best Anti-Aging Prescription is Strength Training. Here's Why

The Best Anti-Aging Prescription is Strength Training. Here's Why

2 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

Strength training is the key to a healthy life. Losing muscle mass and strength is what leads to frailty and disability in the latter decades of life. Strength training is one...
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What Your Disabled Friends Want You To Know About ‘Going Back To Normal' Post-Vaccine

What Your Disabled Friends Want You To Know About ‘Going Back To Normal' Post-Vaccine

3 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

Here are some basic steps you can take to help keep disabled neighbors and loved ones safe as the country opens back up.
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Risk for permanent disability decreases in pediatric-onset MS as treatments improve

Risk for permanent disability decreases in pediatric-onset MS as treatments improve

4 days ago   |   Healio

Risk for permanent disability in pediatric-onset MS decreased by 50% to 70% in an analysis of four diagnostic time points starting in 1993, likely due to improvements in...
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Youngest children in class more likely to be diagnosed with learning disability

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Children born in December are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with a learning disorder as those born in January in school districts with a December 31 cut-off date. ADHD...
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Publisher's Platform: Food Safety Suggestions to Expecting Moms from a Food Safety Lawyer

Publisher's Platform: Food Safety Suggestions to Expecting Moms from a Food Safety Lawyer

5 days ago   |   Food Safety   |   3 articles

A few days ago, “Down Under” a.k.a. Australia, my friend, food safety guru, and for some strange reason, eater of raw shellfish, Dr. Julian Cox, was speaking about the risk of...
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Study highlights mechanisms that explain the rise and fall in temporary disability rates

6 days ago   |   News Medical

Working conditions, mass layoffs and other economy-related reasons could explain the rises and falls in temporary disability rates.
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Link between intimate partner violence and mass shootings found

One 2020 study found that nearly half of mass shooters between 1966 and 2020 have a history of violence against women. Read more ...

The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

Basketball shoes, hiking shoes , and football clears are meant to serve a specific purpose... but when it comes to dribbling down the court, do you really need to run out and... Read more ...

Marred by controversy, the Philip Roth biography is a spectacular own goal

Allegations of sexual assault and impropriety against Blake Bailey make it hard to read his life of Philip Roth in the way biographer and subject may have originally intended. Read more ...

Benjamin ‘Kyle' Potter, MD, FACS, selected as surgery chair of US military...

Benjamin ‘Kyle' Potter, MD, FACS, selected as surgery chair of US military medical school

Army Colonel Benjamin “Kyle” Potter, MD, FACS, an orthopedic oncology specialist, has been selected to serve as chair of the department of surgery at Uniformed Services... Read more ...

Use of best practice tariffs may improve quality of life among patients with...

Use of best practice tariffs may improve quality of life among patients with hip fracture

Research from the National Health Service showed attainment of best practice tariffs may improve health-related quality of life among patients who experienced a hip... Read more ...

‘Don't stop buying now': Investors bet billions on copper's bull run continuing

A year into the red-hot bull run in industrial metals that's lifted copper to record highs, investors are still piling in, staking billions of dollars that it won't run out of... Read more ...

Therapists Distracted by Social Media While Delivering Virtual Care

Therapists Distracted by Social Media While Delivering Virtual Care

While therapists appear to prefer virtual sessions over in-person meetings, a significant proportion admit to being distracted while delivering care, according to a small... Read more ...

If You're Topping From the Bottom, You're Doing BDSM Wrong

It creates an uncomfortable power dynamic for everyone involved. Read more ...

Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Clinicians should factor comorbidity status and sex when considering the optimal age to discontinue surveillance in patients with non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus. “modeling... Read more ...

Navigating Prior Authorization and Costs for HFrEF Drugs

Online tools and decision aids can help clinicians and patients work through the barriers that have slowed the use of new drugs such as sacubitril-valsartan. theheart.org on... Read more ...