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Prevalence and correlates of proteinuria in Kampala, Uganda: a cross-sectional pilot study.
(BMC Res Notes, 2016-02-16)
BACKGROUND: Despite the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in sub-Saharan Africa, few community-based screenings have been conducted in Uganda. Opportunities to improve the management of CKD in sub-Saharan ...
Host gene expression classifiers diagnose acute respiratory illness etiology.
(Sci Transl Med, 2016-01-20)
Acute respiratory infections caused by bacterial or viral pathogens are among the most common reasons for seeking medical care. Despite improvements in pathogen-based diagnostics, most patients receive inappropriate antibiotics. ...
Potential Cost-effectiveness of Early Identification of Hospital-acquired Infection in Critically Ill Patients.
(Ann Am Thorac Soc, 2016-03)
RATIONALE: Limitations in methods for the rapid diagnosis of hospital-acquired infections often delay initiation of effective antimicrobial therapy. New diagnostic approaches offer potential clinical and cost-related improvements ...
Traditional medicine practices among community members with diabetes mellitus in Northern Tanzania: an ethnomedical survey.
(BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 2016-08-11)
Diabetes is a growing burden in sub-Saharan Africa where traditional medicines (TMs) remain a primary form of healthcare in many settings. In Tanzania, TMs are frequently used to treat non-communicable diseases, yet little ...
Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review.
(Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), 2016-12)
Trends in cannabis use disorders among racial/ethnic population groups in the United States.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2016-08)
BACKGROUND:Minority groups generally experience more disparities than whites in behavioral healthcare use. The population of racial/ethnic groups is growing faster than whites. Given increased concerns of cannabis use (CU) ...
Trends and Correlates of Cannabis-involved Emergency Department Visits: 2004 to 2011.
(Journal of addiction medicine, 2016-11)
To examine trends and correlates of cannabis-involved emergency department (ED) visits in the United States from 2004 to 2011.Data were obtained from the 2004 to 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network. We analyzed trend ...
Nonmedical Opioid Pain Relievers and All-Cause Mortality: A 27-Year Follow-Up From the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study.
(American journal of public health, 2016-03)
We investigated whether nonmedical opioid pain reliever use is associated with higher mortality in the general US population.We assessed the history of nonmedical opioid pain reliever use among 9985 people interviewed at ...