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Eye examination is helpful for detecting abnormalities that could indicate abuse in children

Eye Examination Can Help Detect Abuse in Children

Physicians have a responsibility to consider abuse in the differential diagnosis of pediatric eye trauma
For older patients undergoing hip fracture repair

Sedation Level Doesn’t Impact Delirium Risk After Hip Fx Repair

In subgroup analysis, heavier versus lighter sedation doubled risk of delirium in low comorbid states
For solid organ transplant recipients

C. difficile Tied to Increased Graft Loss in Solid Organ Recipients

Proven infections, antibiotic treatments in past three months tied to increased development of CDI
Bariatric surgery is tied to lower overall incidence of microvascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Bariatric Surgery Lowers Microvascular Disease Risk

Findings based on large study of patients with type 2 diabetes
Higher body mass index is likely to cause worse cardiovascular health in youth

In Teens, Young Adults, High BMI May Hurt Cardiovascular Health

Using combo of methodologies suggests higher BMI may increase BP, left ventricular mass index in youth
The Environmental Protection Agency must remove the pesticide chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days

Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Pesticide is widely used on citrus fruits, apples, and other crops
Dust could pose a health hazard if astronauts start spending extended periods of time on the Moon

Will Lunar and Planet Dust Be Health Concerns of the Future?

Prolonged exposure could impair airway and lung function and increase risk of diseases like cancer
Opioid use disorder rates at delivery more than quadrupled nationally from 1999 to 2014

CDC: Rates of Opioid Use Disorder Seen at Time of Delivery Up

Rate of opioid use disorder at time of delivery quadrupled from 1999 to 2014
A brief intervention delivered by dermatologists is associated with improvements in patients' sun protection behavior as well as their satisfaction with dermatologists' communication

Dermatologist Intervention Tied to Better Sun Protection

Short intervention associated with more sunscreen use, improved patient satisfaction
Bundling of payments for five common medical conditions is not associated with changes in Medicare payments per episode or health outcomes

Bundling Doesn’t Cut Medicare Payments for Medical Conditions

No changes in clinical complexity, length of stay, emergency visits, readmission, or mortality