Pain relief during labor varies across U.S.
(Reuters Health) - Access to pain relief during childbirth in the U.S. may vary depending on where women live, a study suggests.
Authors: Roy P, Mukherjee R, Parik M PMID: 31110638 [PubMed]
ConclusionsThe clinical course of acute NE was similar in adults and children with high frequency of AKI as well as thrombocytopenia, but with full recovery of all patients.
CONCLUSIONS: Return to work after discectomy is seen in more than two-thirds of patients and is related to factors such as pain intensity and body mass index. However, return to previous versus the modified job is a multi-factorial issue. PMID: 31112066 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019Source: Respiratory Medicine Case ReportsAuthor(s): Yukihisa Hatakeyama, Sho Yoshimura, Taira Ninomaru, Shodai Fujimoto, Rei Takamiya, Kayoko Okamura, Nobuya Sano, Hisashi OhnishiAbstractA 78-year-old Japanese man who had undergone total prostatectomy for prostate cancer (pT3cN1M0, Gleason score 3 + 3) 20 years previously was referred to the Respiratory Medicine Department of our institution because of a 1-week history of chest pain and cough. Computed tomography showed multiple small nodules and mediastinal lymph node enlargement. Bronchoscopy revealed multiple soft ...
ConclusionsPercutaneous drainage of peripancreatic fluid collections after SPK transplantation is a safe and effective treatment option.
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2019Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Jina Pakpoor, Micheal Raad, Andrew Harris, Varun Puvanesarajah, Joseph K. Canner, Rohini Nadgir, Amit JainAbstractObjectiveHigh-value care guidelines from multiple medical societies recommend against imaging for the initial evaluation of low back pain in the absence of red flag symptoms. We aimed to determine the current temporal and geographic landscape of imaging ordering patterns for this indication among US primary care providers.MethodsUsing a national commercial insurance claims database, we identified patient...
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2019Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Anand K. Narayan, Andrew B. Rosenkrantz, Gary Wang, Dania Daye, Daniel J. DurandAbstractPurposeMedicare established its Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program(HOQRP) to promote and incentivize quality care and appropriate utilization in the hospital outpatient setting. The program includes “imaging efficiency” metrics evaluating appropriate utilization of imaging examinations. Our purpose was to evaluate the longitudinal performance of the nation’s hospitals on the HOQPR’s imaging effi...
CONCLUSIONS: With this report we want to discuss about different therapeutic approaches for perforated jejuno-ileal diverticula, which depends on the severity of the disease and the general clinical condition of the patient. KEY WORDS: Acute abdomen, Surgery, Jejunal Diverticulitis. PMID: 31112519 [PubMed - in process]
Condition: Low Back Pain Interventions: Other: Stimulation at Location 1; Other: Stimulation at Location 2 Sponsor: Massachusetts General Hospital Not yet recruiting
Conditions: Neck Pain; Cervical Radiculopathy; Intervertebral Disc Displacement Interventions: Drug: Herbal medicine; Procedure: Chuna manual medicine; Procedure: Bee venom pharmacopuncture; Procedure: Pharmacopuncture; Procedure: Acupuncture; Procedure: Electroacupuncture; Procedure: Cupping; Procedure: Other intervention(s) Sponsor: Jaseng Medical Foundation Not yet recruiting