Adverse effects associated with favipiravir in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia: a retrospective study
CONCLUSION: In this study, it was determined that favipiravir may constitute an alternative for treating COVID-19 pneumonia given that its side effects are generally well tolerated and not serious.PMID:35507992 | DOI:10.1590/1516-3180.2021.0489.R1.13082021 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - May 4, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Figen Öztürk Ergür Murat Y ıldız Melahat Uzel Şener Suna Kavurgac ı Ayperi Ozturk Source Type: research

Symptom Improvement of ulceRative colitis after an Induction dose of UStekinumab in Japanese clinical practice (SIRIUS), measured using patient-reported outcomes: a prospective observational study
BMJ Open. 2022 May 4;12(5):e060081. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-060081.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an idiopathic, chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine. Ustekinumab is a monoclonal antibody against the p40 subunit of interleukin-12 and interleukin-23 and has proven efficacy in inducing and maintaining remission in adult patients with moderate-to-severe UC. In the Symptom Improvement of ulceRative colitis after an Induction dose of Ustekinumab study, we will document the initial treatment response (daily patient-reported outcomes for 8 weeks from first infusion) and treatment patterns of pat...
Source: Pain Physician - May 4, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Katsuyoshi Matsuoka Katsumasa Nagano Shinya Nagasaki Yoko Murata Tadakazu Hisamatsu Source Type: research

Acute clinical evaluation for syndesmosis injury has high diagnostic value
CONCLUSIONS: In an acute clinical setting with patients reporting high levels of ankle pain, a negative overall clinical suspicion reduces the probability of syndesmosis injury. Eversion mechanism of injury and a positive squeeze test are associated with higher odds of syndesmosis injury.LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level III.PMID:35508553 | DOI:10.1007/s00167-022-06989-2 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - May 4, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Thomas P A Baltes Omar Al Sayrafi Javier Arn áiz Maryam R Al-Naimi Celeste Geertsema Liesel Geertsema Louis Holtzhausen Pieter D'Hooghe Gino M M J Kerkhoffs Johannes L Tol Source Type: research

Sex Differences in Identifying Chest Pain as Being of Cardiac Origin Using the HEART Pathway in the Emergency Department
Conclusions: As the HEART Pathway is a validated risk-stratification tool, there is a high likelihood that serious coronary artery disease may be overlooked in women, even those who seek timely medical assistance.PMID:35501966 | DOI:10.1089/jwh.2021.0453 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - May 3, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Aviv Gelber Michael Drescher Shachaf Shiber Source Type: research

Sex Differences in Identifying Chest Pain as Being of Cardiac Origin Using the HEART Pathway in the Emergency Department
Conclusions: As the HEART Pathway is a validated risk-stratification tool, there is a high likelihood that serious coronary artery disease may be overlooked in women, even those who seek timely medical assistance.PMID:35501966 | DOI:10.1089/jwh.2021.0453 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - May 3, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Aviv Gelber Michael Drescher Shachaf Shiber Source Type: research