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SGLT2 Inhibitor No Help for ICU Patients With Acute Organ Dysfunction

Secondary findings of trial only suggest a potential benefit in kidney protection

Jun 14, 2024
Inside the Struggle to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Academic Medicine

DEI leaders need more tools and authority, qualitative study suggests

Jun 14, 2024
PPI Prevents Upper GI Bleeds During Intubation, With No Effect on Mortality

But expert still suggests the approach may not be appropriate for the most severely ill

Jun 14, 2024
AMA's House of Delegates Says Yes to Drug Decriminalization

"We need to move to something different ... something that actually works," one member said

Jun 12, 2024
PPI Prevents Upper GI Bleeds During Intubation, With No Effect on Mortality

But expert still suggests the approach may not be appropriate for the most severely ill

AMA's House of Delegates Says Yes to Drug Decriminalization

"We need to move to something different ... something that actually works," one member said

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AMA Recommends USMLE Step 3 Transition to Pass/Fail

Members also tussled over whether to leverage unmatched physician graduates to fight shortages

Jun 12, 2024
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Hospital Stops PAs From Performing Invasive Procedures

Move follows a pause of its open heart surgery program after immediate jeopardy citation

Jun 12, 2024
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Prolonged Beta-Lactam Dosing Boosts Survival in Sepsis, Septic Shock

Trial and meta-analysis add strength to weak guidelines

Jun 12, 2024
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Oprah Hospitalized; Senator in Car Crash; Oldest American Man Dies

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Jun 12, 2024
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Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

Jun 11, 2024
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Google Translate, ChatGPT Good Enough for Translating Kids' Discharge Instructions?

Online tools performed as well as professionals in two languages, but not in a third

Jun 11, 2024
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After Delay, U.S. News Sets Tentative Timing for Med School Rankings Release

This year's rankings were delayed for a second year in a row

Jun 10, 2024
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Opinion
Are We Ready for AI-Assisted Surgery?

Some may be reluctant to let this technology into the training and treatment settings

Jun 10, 2024
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Inside the Fight to Keep a Labor Ward Open at a Los Angeles Hospital

Across the country, communities are scrambling to save maternity care

Jun 10, 2024
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Health Worker for a Nonprofit? The New Ban on Noncompete Contracts May Not Help You

New rule may not protect the largest number of medical professionals

Jun 09, 2024
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Opinion
Concierge Medicine: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Innovative care models should be a tool to enhance quality and equity, not further diminish it

Jun 07, 2024
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Hyperoxia Improves Some Respiratory Outcomes Post-Anesthesia in Small Study

10-patient trial supports a more liberal approach to oxygen in the recovery room

Jun 06, 2024
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Dreaming Under Anesthesia?

Max Feinstein, MD, on studies looking at dreams under anesthesia

Jun 06, 2024
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Opinion
Paxlovid Trial Flops for COVID Pneumonia

Small study found no decrease in mortality among inpatients in three countries

Jun 06, 2024
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