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Articles from Physician's Briefings (May 8, 2018)

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After-School Activities Beneficial for Children With ADHD; ASA participation linked to reduced odds of having seven or more missed school days. 270
Approaches to Firearms for Persons With Dementia Discussed; Approaches to guns for patients with mild cognitive impairment could be similar to those for driving. 246
Automated Algorithm Accurately IDs Plus Disease in ROP; High sensitivity and specificity for diagnosis of plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity. 243
Evidence Lacking for Impact of PDMPs on Drug Overdoses; Evidence insufficient that drug monitoring programs increase or decrease opioid overdoses in U.S. 254
Exceptional Glycemic Control With Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet; Low rates of adverse events for children and adults with T1DM consuming very low-carb diet. 256
FDA Permits Marketing of New Device for Treating GI Bleeding; Hemospray is an aerosolized spray that delivers a mineral blend to the bleeding site. 196
High Number of Years of Life Lost Due to Police Violence in U.S. More than half of years of life lost are among people of color; greatest impact in those aged 25 to 34 years. 198
Intravesical Gemcitabine Therapy Cuts Bladder Cancer Recurrence; Immediate post-resection gemcitabine reduces recurrence over 4 years in low-grade bladder cancer. 289
Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk for Endometrial Cancer Survivors; Elevated risk of various cardiovascular outcomes, including pulmonary heart disease, atrial fibrillation. 252
Primary, Secondary Implant Equal for Fibula Free Tissue Transfer; Similar rate of complications for patients with fibula free tissue transfer for ORN and ON of the mandible. 242
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs; Other countries using EHR software report satisfaction, cite it as tool improving efficacy. 257
Risk of Pediatric Mental Illness Up After Injury Hospitalization; In Medicaid population, those with burns or head injury at increased risk for mental health diagnoses. 225
Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse; Correlations seen for sexting with intimate partner violence perpetration for boys, victimization for girls. 255
Type 2 Diabetes Ups Risk of Renal Cancer in Women, but Not Men; Association strongest in patients with diabetes duration of five years or less. 266
USPSTF: Decision to Undergo PSA Screening Should Be Individual; C recommendation for men aged 55 to 69 years; USPSTF recommends against screening for age 70+. 292

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