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Articles from Internal Medicine News (March 15, 2005)

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A great day for roundworms. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 179
A level playing field for hospitals. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 144
AAA screening recommended for male smokers aged 65-75. Wachter, Kerri 496
Abused women need our help. Galashaw, Darlene 613
Aggressive treatment can improve outcomes in sepsis. Mahoney, Diana 928
Anthrax Vaccine Authorization. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 206
Antidepressant use in youths crosses specialties. Kilgore, Christine 599
Assess solidity, calcifications of thyroid nodules. Johnson, Kate 603
Atacand, vaccinia immune globulin. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 711
Black women and HIV. Worcester, Sharon 222
Brain may hold key to chronic low back pain. Wendling, Patrice 738
Breast cancer surgery seems unaffected by menstrual timing. 337
Calcium and colorectal cancer risk. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 157
CHD well underway at time of RA diagnosis: two years before diagnosis, RA patients were three times more likely to have been hospitalized for MI. Brunk, Doug 674
Clinical differences may explain higher mortality in renal patients after MI. Jancin, Bruce 539
CMS is taking pay for performance seriously: under a pilot project, 10 large physician group practices will be rewarded for improving outcomes. Frieden, Joyce 770
Composite MRI evaluation more telling of knee OA pathology. 432
Computerized prescribing promises a reduction in errors. Frieden, Joyce 675
Controversial retiree benefits. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 167
CV risk factors rising fast in Native Americans. Worcester, Sharon 573
Debate continues over flu vaccination strategies: conflicting study results make it unclear who should be vaccinated first if the vaccine supply is limited. Johnson, Kate 1140
Deep sternal wound infection is risky. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 213
Depression shows different face in setting of epilepsy. Jancin, Bruce 660
Desmoteplase could widen thrombolysis therapy time frame. Wachter, Kerri 411
Discontinuing hormonal contraceptives may help reverse sexual dysfunction. Johnson, Kate 321
Docs to congress: fix the Medicare formula first. Silverman, Jennifer 918
Doctors top source for Medicare drug information. Silverman, Jennifer 747
Drug interaction warning. Worcester, Sharon 111
Drug-eluting stents meet standard of cost effectiveness. Zoler, Mitchel L. 495
Duration of CPR almost twice as long when started before arrival at hospital. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 439
DVT prophylaxis underused in acutely ill patients: recommendations are not followed for most inpatients, registry data show. Brunk, Doug 459
Early West Nile case bodes ill for western states. Bates, Betsy 614
Electrical stimulation after stroke. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 187
Electronic prescribing is gaining momentum: standards and incentives are being developed to encourage physicians to start e-prescribing. Schneider, Mary Ellen 719
Elongated aneurysms pose greater rupture risk. Wendling, Patrice 646
Emergency contraception: access vs. safety? Ebbert, Jon O.; Tangalos, Eric G. 844
Endogenous psoriasin protects skin from E. coli infection. Jancin, Bruce 325
Ethnic health care disparities said to represent medical errors. Frieden, Joyce 723
Etiologies of pancreatitis are becoming easier to pinpoint. Bates, Betsy 635
Exercises for type 2 diabetes patients. Nagler, Willibald 826
Experts divided on generic biologics. Frieden, Joyce 708
Favorable MRI buys time for thrombolysis of acute stroke. Zoler, Mitchel L. 761
FDA panel echoes WHO in 2005-2006 flu vaccine choice. Lesney, Mark S. 699
FDA's plan for new drug safety board comes under scrutiny. Silverman, Jennifer 791
Fiscal 2006 budget request. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 140
Focus on body and pubic lice. Mahoney, Diana 584
Gabitril label to warn of seizures. Wachter, Kerri 96
Growth of obesity surgery spurs increased scrutiny. Ault, Alicia 822
Health Canada suspends sale of Adderall XR. Brunk, Doug Brief Article 229
Hepatitis B: mono vs. combo therapy. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 149
Hey Medicare: drugs aren't cheap. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 100
Hormone therapy use posited to reduce cartilage turnover. 331
Hypothermia therapy urged after cardiac arrest. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 799
ICD beats amiodarone in heart failure. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 205
In HIV therapy adherence, almost isn't good enough. Sullivan, Michele G. 652
Intrastricture steroids improve esophageal stricture outcomes. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 311
Irrigation bests steroids for knee OA in one study. Wendling, Patrice 583
Islet cell transplant frees patient from insulin: 'the recipient has been weaned completely from her insulin and has good glucose control.'. Sullivan, Michele G. 901
Kaiser Permanente issues moratorium on use of valdecoxib. Schneider, Mary Ellen 430
Late thrombosis haunts drug-eluting stents: in all four cases, thrombosis occurred 4-14 days after aspirin was stopped; surgery was planned for three. Zoler, Mitchel L. 1117
Listerine neat, with a chaser. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 204
Looming health policy issues. Greiner, Paul Letter to the Editor 131
Lymph nodes missed in colorectal Ca. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 197
Making exercise part of your routine. Brunk, Doug 1594
Modern radiotherapy takes less toll on heart. 410
MR image reference maps out RA pathology. Wachter, Kerri 664
MRSA clone tackles athletes. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 162
Neurologic conditions are added to high-risk list for influenza. Tucker, Miriam E. 454
Neurology coalition sets carotid stent standards. Schneider, Mary Ellen 1307
New bronchodilator joins group of environmentally friendly agents. McNamara, Damian 359
New conjugate meningococcal vaccine recommended by ACIP for younger teens. Tucker, Miriam E. 557
New data mixed on use of SSRIs, suicide risk: one review finds suicide attempts twice as likely in adults on antidepressants as in those on placebo. Mahoney, Diana 1245
New procedure uses only one cadaveric donor pancreas. Sullivan, Michele G. 615
New-onset epilepsy mimics dementia in the elderly. Bloom, Mark 545
NIH tightens ethics rules for employees: restrictions bar even uncompensated relationships with organizations affected by NIH decisions. Schneider, Mary Ellen 712
OC use, RF status appear inversely related. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 263
Pacemaker, defibrillator warning unnecessary? Evans, Jeff 464
Pass the doobie, pops. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 181
Patency capsule ascertains safety of deploying video capsule. Evans, Jeff 486
Plan sets priorities for flu vaccination. Tucker, Miriam E. 554
Post-MI depression is most common in younger women. Jancin, Bruce 203
Post-MI mitral regurgitation is mortality risk. Zoler, Mitchel L. 393
PPI cotherapy strategy gets a second look. Mechcatie, Elizabeth; DeMott, Kathryn 1167
Predicting fatal alcoholic hepatitis. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 177
Proposed wheelchair rules issued. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 121
Prostate Ca vaccine lengthens survival. Evans, Jeff 571
Questions linger about proper use of COX-2 inhibitors: FDA panel sees role for drugs despite risks. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 1440
Quick diagnosis a must in gallstone pancreatitis: endoscopic ultrasound, the best diagnostic imaging modality for this indication, is not always available. Bates, Betsy 584
Racial disparity seen in elderly women's pain. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 249
Recall of Methylin is expanded to other lots. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 169
Right ventricular dysfunction seen as risk. Zoler, Mitchel L. 331
Safer way to curb local breast Ca recurrences. Jancin, Bruce 595
Sepsis death risk soars with antibiotic delays: relatively few patients received necessary antibiotics in a timely manner in either EDs or hospital ICUs. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 711
Small-bowel injury is common in chronic NSAID users. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Brief Article 239
States meet their match. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 160
Study suggests contraceptives do not cause weight gain. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 276
Suicide causality reference not part of black box warning. Johnson, Kate 410
Take my grandmother, please. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 237
Texas physicians seek board enforcement reforms. Schneider, Mary Ellen 943
Thorough anal exam crucial for detecting cancer in HIV. Finn, Robert 370
Thrombolysis safe, effective for stroke after cardiac cath. Zoler, Mitchel L. 417
Thrombolysis-induced ocular bleeding. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 110
Thrombotic events often missed in ICU. Brunk, Doug 447
Treat substance abuse, mental illness together. Wachter, Kerri 573
Triaging boosts outcomes for half of poor grade aneurysms. Wendling, Patrice 643
Use positive adoption language. Borchers, Deborah Letter to the Editor 230
Watchful waiting is best for unruptured AV malformations. Peck, Peggy 472
Weigh the options before choosing one HIV drug-resistance test over another. Finn, Robert 404
Weighing the risks of COX-2 inhibitors. Kim, Arnold 481
Would pay for performance result in better care? Francis, Charles K.; Vladeck, Bruce C. 1036

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