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Trends in Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis and Heart Valve Surgery, 2007 to 2017: A Study of Statewide Discharge Data.
(Annals of internal medicine, 2019-01)
Background:Drug use-associated infective endocarditis (DUA-IE) is increasing as a result of the opioid epidemic. Infective endocarditis may require valve surgery, but surgical treatment of DUA-IE has invoked controversy, ...
Trends and correlates of driving under the influence of alcohol among different types of adult substance users in the United States: a national survey study.
(BMC public health, 2019-05-04)
BACKGROUND:Despite a decrease in driving under the influence of alcohol (DUIA) prevalence over the past decades, DUIA prevalence still remains high in the United States. To date, there is limited research examining whether ...
Prevalence and patterns of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder among primary care patients who use tobacco.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2019-01)
BACKGROUND:Current data suggest that opioid misuse or opioid use disorder (OUD) may be over represented among tobacco users. However, this association remains understudied in primary care settings. A better understanding ...
Discharge against medical advice from hospitalizations for substance use disorders: The potential impact of the Affordable Care Act.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2019-04)
OBJECTIVES:To explore whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enactment is associated with changes in the proportion of discharge against medical advice (DAMA) among hospitalizations due to substance use disorders (SUDs). ...
Pilot study of myocardial ischemia-induced metabolomic changes in emergency department patients undergoing stress testing.
(PloS one, 2019-01)
BACKGROUND:The heart is a metabolically active organ, and plasma acylcarnitines are associated with long-term risk for myocardial infarction. We hypothesized that myocardial ischemia from cardiac stress testing will produce ...