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Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Surgery by Sequential Implementation of Multiple Standardized Care Programs.
(J Am Coll Surg, 2015-08)
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the sequential implementation of the enhanced recovery program (ERP) and surgical site infection bundle (SSIB) on short-term outcomes in colorectal surgery ...
Patterns of care quality and prognosis among hospitalized ischemic stroke patients with chronic kidney disease.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2014-06-05)
BACKGROUND: Relatively little is known about the quality of care and outcomes for hospitalized ischemic stroke patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). We examined quality of care and in-hospital prognoses among patients ...
A randomized Phase 2 trial of telavancin versus standard therapy in patients with uncomplicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: the ASSURE study.
(BMC Infect Dis, 2014-05-23)
BACKGROUND: Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia is a common infection associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Telavancin is a bactericidal lipoglycopeptide active against Gram-positive pathogens, including ...
Is chronic asthma associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length at midlife?
(Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2014-08-15)
RATIONALE: Asthma is prospectively associated with age-related chronic diseases and mortality, suggesting the hypothesis that asthma may relate to a general, multisystem phenotype of accelerated aging. OBJECTIVES: To test ...
Contemporary trends and predictors of postacute service use and routine discharge home after stroke.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2015-02-23)
BACKGROUND: Returning home after the hospital is a primary aim for healthcare; however, additional postacute care (PAC) services are sometimes necessary for returning stroke patients to their pre-event status. Recent trends ...
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 ...
Acetabular Paralabral Cyst: An Unusual Cause of Lower Extremity Pain and Paresthesia.
(J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 2016-01)
Application of the Intervention Mapping protocol to develop Keys, a family child care home intervention to prevent early childhood obesity.
(BMC Public Health, 2015-12-10)
BACKGROUND: Many families rely on child care outside the home, making these settings important influences on child development. Nearly 1.5 million children in the U.S. spend time in family child care homes (FCCHs), where ...
Genetic variant of PRKAA1 and gastric cancer risk in an eastern Chinese population.
Published data on the association between PRKAA1 rs13361707 T > C polymorphism and gastric cancer (GCa) susceptibility were inconclusive. To derive a more precise estimation of the association, we conducted a large-scale ...
Maternal Effects of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection during Pregnancy.
(Emerg Infect Dis, 2015-11)
Given the illness and deaths caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection during the first year of life, preventing infant RSV infections through maternal vaccination is intriguing. However, little is known about ...