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Articles from Physician's Briefings (October 18, 2018)

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Adverse Childhood Experiences Tied to Burnout in BSN Students; Nursing students, particularly women, with higher number of ACEs have more burnout, depression. 195
CDC: Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Immunizations; Less than half who were pregnant during peak flu vaccination period in 2017 to 2018 were vaccinated. 245
Clostridium difficile Spores Survive Laundering of Sheets; Spores on bed sheets able to survive laundering through a commercial washer extractor. 233
Consuming Caffeine From Coffee Reduces Incident Rosacea; Significant inverse association for caffeinated coffee consumption; no link for decaffeinated coffee. 265
Deep Learning Algorithm Can ID Mammographic Breast Density; Implementation of DL algorithm in routine clinical practice has agreement with radiologists. 279
HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls; Finding among adolescent girls before, after school-based vaccination program. 219
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds; Nasal decongestants can be used for short periods for adults; their safety is unclear for children. 245
Maternal Trauma Associated With Low Male Infant Birthweight; Combo of trauma history, higher levels of cortisol linked to lower birthweight in boys only. 201
Model Identifies Adolescents at Risk for Smoking Initiation; Tool has 12 variables, such as age, worry- or stress-related items, alcohol- or tobacco-related items. 212
Mortality Due to Suicide, Alcohol, Accidents Up in Diabetes; Patients with diabetes have higher mortality in nearly all end points, especially for insulin-treated. 252
Plasma-Based Genotyping Aids Targeted Tx of Metastatic NSCLC; Most patients who received targeted therapy based on plasma result achieved clinical response. Clinical report 271
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT; Steps outlined for health systems to establish comprehensive, ongoing procurement strategies. 223
Sharp Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy Rankings by 2040; U.S. expected to fall from 43rd in 2016 to 64th by 2040, with an average life expectancy of 79.8. 195
Simple Clinical Assessment in ED Best for Predicting Mortality; Agreement between formalized triage assessment and simple clinical assessment was poor. Clinical report 295
WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency; There have been 181 confirmed cases, including 104 deaths, so far in the outbreak. 156

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