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However, 54.3 percent of patients received at least one dose of opioid during ED or clinic visit
In many cases, scanning the code keeps patients from needing to contact the treating physician
Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured
Most leaders have ties to industry; considerable variation seen among 10 medical associations in U.S.
Pandemic-related stress also disproportionately impacting communities of color
Wide regional variation seen for availability of telehealth outpatient visits, tele-ICU services
Hardships greatest for low-income, Hispanic, and black parents
Current evidence inadequate for assessing balance of benefits, harms of interventions among youth
Daily in-bedroom use of a PM2.5 filter results in significant improvement of airway mechanics