Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital - Owned Practices

Difference in spending seems to be due to greater service utilization; no difference seen in care quality
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Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use is initially high among young African women but wanes after 3 months, while a high rate of using an antiviral ring persists for many months, according to 2 studies presented by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) researchers at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Mexico City.
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 September 2019Source: The Lancet HIVAuthor(s): Joseph Kagaayi, Larry W Chang, Victor Ssempijja, M Kate Grabowski, Robert Ssekubugu, Gertrude Nakigozi, Godfrey Kigozi, David M Serwadda, Ronald H Gray, Fred Nalugoda, Nelson K Sew.ambo, Lisa Nelson, Lisa A Mills, Donna Kabatesi, Stella Alamo, Caitlin E Kennedy, Aaron A R Tobian, John S Santelli, Anna Mia Ekström, Helena NordenstedtSummaryBackgroundTargeting combination HIV interventions to locations and populations with high HIV burden is a global priority, but the impact of these strategies on HIV incidence is unclear. We assessed t...
Source: The Lancet HIV - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Black, Hispanic, American Indian or Alaska Native students underrepresented versus U.S. population
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This study is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov, number NCT01903031.FindingsBetween Dec 30, 2014, and Sept 12, 2016, we enrolled 84 participants in the study; ten participants were excluded from the primary hormone analysis. 74 participants met the primary endpoint: 25 in the control group, 25 in the efavirenz group, and 24 in the atazanavir group. On day 21 of intravaginal ring use, participants receiving efavirenz had 79% lower etonogestrel (GMR 0·21, 90% CI 0·16–0·28; p
Source: The Lancet HIV - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
BackgroundThere is a paucity of data evaluating antibiotic use in anterior skull ‐base surgery (ASBS). The goal of this study was to determine antibiotic prescribing patterns and factors that influence antibiotic use in ASBS.MethodsAn online ‐based survey was distributed to the membership of the North American Skull Base Society in 2018. Outcomes included practitioner preference regarding intraoperative and postoperative antibiotic use, practice location and environment, surgeon experience, and patient factors influencing antibiotic u se.ResultsThere were 208 respondents (25.6% response rate) of which 182 (87.5%) perfo...
Source: International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Conditions:   HIV/AIDS;   Adherence, Medication Intervention:   Device: Digital Pill Sponsors:   University of Colorado, Denver;   National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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