Similar Primary Outcome for Lower O2 Sat in Extreme Preterm

No significant difference in composite outcome of death, major disability for extremely preterm infants
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 22 October 2018Source: Neurología (English Edition)Author(s): C. Avellaneda-Gómez, A. Rodríguez Campello, E. Giralt Steinhauer, A. Gómez González, M. Serra Martínez, P. de Ceballos Cerrajería, A. Zabalza de Torres, E. Cuadrado-Godia, A. Ois Santiago, J. Jiménez-Conde, J. RoquerAbstractIntroductionA considerable percentage of events initially diagnosed as ischaemic stroke have non-cerebrovascular causes; these are called stroke mimics (SM). Currently available evidence about these events is heterogeneous and comes from studies with sm...
Source: Neurologia - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractIntroduction: In Ethiopia, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause 42% of deaths, of which 27% are premature deaths before 70 years of age. The Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) increased from below 20% in 1990 to 69% in 2015. With no action, Ethiopia will be the first among the most populous nations in Africa to experience dramatic burden of premature deaths and disability from NCDs by 2040. However, the national response to NCDs remains fragmented with the total health spending per capita for NCDs still insignificant. The focus of this paper is highlighting the burden of NCDs in Ethiopia and analyzing one of ...
Source: Ethiopian Journal of Health Development - Category: African Health Source Type: research
The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year residency program for recent library science graduates interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. The program combines curriculum and project work and is located at the National Library of Medicine on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The Program offers a formal curriculum with exposure to library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services, and the extensive outreach and education program reachi...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Education Employment News from NLM/NIH Source Type: news
The objective of the study was to compare the effects of shockwave therapy and laser therapy on pain, neck functionality, and quality of life in patients with myofascial pain syndrome of the trapezius. 61 patients (>  18 years) were randomly allocated to two treatment groups: (1) 31 patients received soft laser therapy once daily in a 3-week period for a total of 15 sessions, (2) 30 patients received shockwave therapy once in a week for 3 weeks, totalling 3 treatments. Resting pain and pain tolerance were as sessed by a 100 mm visual analogue scale; functional status and quality of life were measur...
Source: Rheumatology International - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
In conclusion, among various factors, the combination of two psychosocial factors was particularly associated with chronic disabling LBP. PMID: 30344231 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Industrial Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Ind Health Source Type: research
ConclusionDisplaced intra-articular fractures pose a treatment dilemma, more so in cases of soft tissue complications like open injury or blisters. Percutaneous screw fixation with limited sinus tarsi incision has shown good functional and radiological outcome with minimal complications and can be undertaken without delay.
Source: Musculoskeletal Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences,Volume 54, Issue 4, Page 311-312, Autumn 2018.
Source: Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
To the Editor Dr Costa and colleagues for the UK WOLLF Collaborators found no improvement in disability at 12 months in patients with severe open fractures of the lower limb who received negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) vs standard wound management. I would like to address some issues in the study.
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Diet has a major impact on a person's health. However, limited information exists on the long-term role of the whole diet on disability. We investigated the association of the healthy Nordic diet and the Mediterranean diet with incident disability 10  years later.
Source: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association - Category: Health Management Authors: Tags: Original Study Source Type: research
AireSone Junior is a wearable respiratory monitor for children that has been developed by AEvice Health, a spinout of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. The device is attached to a child’s chest at night and listens to their breathi...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Exclusive Pediatrics Source Type: blogs
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