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Adoption of a recommended bundle of prevention behaviors is associated with a reduction in the pediatric surgical site infection rate

Prevention Bundle Can Cut Rate of Pediatric SSIs

Twenty-one percent reduction in SSI rate reported across network hospitals
For children with cystic fibrosis and early Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection

Azithromycin Cuts Pulmonary Exacerbation in CF With Early Pa

Risk of pulmonary exacerbation down for children with cystic fibrosis, early Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Upon hospital admission

Lack of Consistent Supplement Use Documentation for Inpatients

While more than half of patients used prior to hospitalization, most were not asked upon admission
Converting a single weekly meeting to a walking meeting can help raise work-related physical activity levels of white-collar workers

‘Walking Meetings’ Feasible Strategy for Employee Wellness

Walking meetings increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers
Fluconazole use in pregnancy seems not to be associated with significantly increased risks of stillbirth or neonatal death

Fluconazole Use Doesn’t Up Risk of Stillbirth, Neonatal Death

No significantly increased risks of stillbirth, neonatal death in study conducted in Sweden, Norway
Early results suggest an experimental Ebola vaccine triggers an immune response and is safe to use. The findings were published online Jan. 28 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Results Appear Promising for Experimental Ebola Vaccine

Vaccine works against Zaire strain of Ebola currently circulating in West Africa
For patients with atopic eczema

Review Examines Topical Complementary Meds in Eczema

Of six studies displaying superiority to placebo, only two have low risk of bias across all domains
Adolescents appear to underreport their nonmedical amphetamine use

Many Teenagers Unaware That Adderall Is an Amphetamine

Discordant responses common; 28.7 percent who reported Adderall use reported no amphetamine use
Empagliflozin is associated with improved beta cell function in subjects with impaired fasting glucose

Empagliflozin Ups β Cell Function in Impaired Fasting Glucose

Empagliflozin produces comparable glucosuria in subjects with impaired, normal fasting glucose
Use of anacetrapib is associated with lower incidence of major coronary events for patients with atherosclerotic vascular disease receiving intensive statins

Anacetrapib Linked to Lower Incidence of Coronary Events

Lower incidence versus placebo for patients with atherosclerotic vascular dz receiving intensive statins