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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 ...
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 ...
The Association of Gasoline Prices With Hospital Utilization and Costs for Motorcycle and Nonmotorcycle Motor Vehicle Injuries in the United States.
(Medical care, 2016-09)
This study examined the association between gasoline prices and hospitalizations for motorcycle and nonmotorcycle motor vehicle crash (MVC) injuries.Data on inpatient hospitalizations were obtained from the 2001 to 2010 ...