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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, ...
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 ...
Are prediction models for vaginal birth after cesarean accurate?
(American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 2019-05)
BACKGROUND:The use of trial of labor after cesarean delivery calculators in the prediction of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery gives physicians an evidence-based tool to assist with patient counseling and ...
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 ...
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 ...
Functional variant of MTOR rs2536 and survival of Chinese gastric cancer patients.
(International journal of cancer, 2019-01)
We previously reported that some single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of candidate genes involved in the MTOR complex1 (MTORC1) were associated with risk of gastric cancer (GCa). In the present study, we further evaluated ...
Hospital distance, socioeconomic status, and timely treatment of ischemic stroke.
OBJECTIVE:To determine whether lower socioeconomic status (SES) and longer home to hospital driving time are associated with reductions in tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) administration and timeliness of the treatment. ...
Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation.
(The New England journal of medicine, 2019-11)
BACKGROUND:Optical sensors on wearable devices can detect irregular pulses. The ability of a smartwatch application (app) to identify atrial fibrillation during typical use is unknown. METHODS:Participants without atrial ...
China's response to the rising stroke burden.
(BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 2019-02-28)