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Safety and efficacy of ledipasvir-sofosbuvir in black patients with hepatitis C virus infection: A retrospective analysis of phase 3 data.
UNLABELLED: Black patients chronically infected with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) have historically had lower rates of response to interferon-based treatment than patients of other races. In the phase 3 ION program, ...
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. ...
Clinician judgment vs formal scales for predicting intracerebral hemorrhage outcomes.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the performance of formal prognostic instruments vs subjective clinical judgment with regards to predicting functional outcome in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). METHODS: This ...
Utilization of Healthcare in the Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program.
(Clin Infect Dis, 2016-03-15)
BACKGROUND: Assessing healthcare utilization is important to identify weaknesses of healthcare systems, to outline action points for preventive measures and interventions, and to more accurately estimate the disease burden ...
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 ...