Postoperative respiratory complications and racial disparities following inpatient pediatric tonsillectomy: A cross ‐sectional study

Objectives/HypothesisTo study rates of respiratory complications/interventions among inpatient tonsillectomy patients in the United States and identify risk factors for these events.Study DesignRetrospective database review.MethodsChildren (age  
Source: The Laryngoscope - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Pediatrics Source Type: research

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Authors: Long A, Bunning B, Sampath V, DeKruyff RH, Nadeau KC Abstract Asthma and rhinitis are complex, heterogeneous diseases characterized by chronic inflammation of the upper and lower airways. While genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified a number of susceptible loci and candidate genes associated with the pathogenesis of asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR), the risk-associated alleles account for only a very small percent of the genetic risk. In allergic airway and other complex diseases, it is thought that epigenetic modifications, including DNA methylation, histone modifications, and non-coding ...
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a widespread crime that victimizes over 4-million women per year in the United States and results in significant monetary cost and unmeasured physical and psychological consequences for victims. Specialized IPV offender t...
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Products containing cannabidiol (CBD) are now available throughout the United States, but their quality is oftentimes questionable. The CBD and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content of 25 commercially available hemp oil products, obtained throughout the s...
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Orthopaedic surgeons are in a position to assist in identifying intimate partner violence (IPV) patients. It was the purpose of this study to analyze the demographics and fracture patterns of IPV patients in the United States. Methods: Data from the Na...
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Civil commitment ranks among the most contentious and coercive elements of mental health care. Although civil commitment is practiced across the United States, basic statistics about these policies, such as the numbers of involuntary psychiatric hospitaliz...
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Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVCs) accounted for an economic cost of $242 billion in the United States in 2010. A significant portion (42%) was associated with factors considered for compensation estimates - medical costs, lost earnings and reduced household ...
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I'm stuck. Do I use the adversity essay to explain bad grades? I would prefer not to, because I cannot discuss the true circumstances of my bad grades 10 years ago (drinking problem), only discuss my growth in vague language, so it feels stupid. Current list of topics: "Overcame myself and my terrible grades" I was bullied as a kid for being fat, became obese as an adult, dx prediabetic, made drastic changes, attained healthy body weight, it was really hard. I can relate to my... Adversity prompt feedback - overcoming obesity vs bad grades vs sports injury
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Conditions:   Stroke;   Sleep-disordered Breathing;   Sleep Apnea Syndromes;   Sleep Apnea, Obstructive;   Sleep Apnea, Central;   Fragmentation, Sleep Intervention:   Device: Treatment according to standard care recommandation Sponsor:   University Hospital, Grenoble Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Caffeine;   Sleep Deprivation;   Shift-Work Related Sleep Disturbance Intervention:   Dietary Supplement: Caffeine Sponsors:   University of Arizona;   Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Asthma Interventions:   Drug: Dupilumab SAR231893;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Sanofi Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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