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An artificial intelligence program outperforms pathologists for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia

AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies

Computer-based automated approach promising for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia
Seven percent of older patients undergoing inpatient

Periop Covert Stroke ID’d in 7 Percent of Older Surgery Patients

Perioperative covert stroke tied to increased risk for cognitive decline one year after surgery
Advertising current local health-related research using large TV monitors in emergency department waiting rooms can increase the short-term interest in health-related research

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

Short-term interest significantly increased for those viewing large TV monitors in ED waiting room
Radial artery catheterization is an alternative approach to performing a wide range of neuroendovascular procedures and has a low rate of complications

Radial Artery Access Used for Neuroendovascular Procedures

Data examined from 233 consecutive cases performed via transradial access at a single institution
A reduction in postoperative opioid prescription size was observed following release of evidence-based opioid prescribing guidelines in Michigan

Postoperative Opioid Rx Size Down After Guideline Release

No change seen in satisfaction or pain scores despite reductions in prescription size, opioid use
The time to first postoperative bowel movement after elective laparoscopic colorectal resection is shorter in those drinking coffee versus noncaffeinated tea

Coffee May Speed Up Recovery of Function After Bowel Surgery

Time to first postoperative bowel movement and length of hospital stay shorter in coffee drinkers
Adjuvant radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy compared with surgery alone may prolong biochemical recurrence-free survival in patients with locally advanced prostate cancer

Adjuvant RT May Cut Recurrence in Some With Prostate Cancer

Adjuvant radiotherapy after surgery may prolong biochemical recurrence-free survival
Strategies for perfusion assessment necessary for critical limb ischemia diagnosis remain limited

Perfusion Assessment Key for Critical Limb Ischemia Diagnosis

Emerging technologies may improve diagnosis and management for critical limb ischemia
Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt

One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt

Survey shows that taking extra shifts is one strategy to help doctors pay off medical school debt
Only two-thirds of all health care providers are fully adherent to surgical guidelines for risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy

Adherence to Surgical Guidelines Low for Salpingo-Oophorectomy

Gynecologic oncologists more likely to fully adhere to surgical protocol than ob-gyns