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Articles from Physician's Briefings (October 4, 2018)

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3/4 of Adult Day Services Centers Keep Advance Directives on Hand; Documentation of advance directives more common in Northeast, among small adult day services centers. 193
47 Percent of Emergency Doctors Have Been Assaulted at Work; More than three-quarters of physicians believe that violence in the ED has harmed patient care. 247
Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk for AMD; Adults with high versus low MeDi score have lower risk for advanced age-related macular degeneration. Clinical report 216
Albiglutide Beats Placebo for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM; Despite having been withdrawn, albiglutide is superior to placebo for reducing cardiovascular events. 308
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico; Men in Puerto Rico have higher prostate CA incidence rates than other Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites. 257
Childhood Risk Profiles Affect Middle-Age Lung Function; Children with frequent asthma, allergies who smoke as adults are most vulnerable group. Clinical report 245
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL; JUUL has come into the FDA's crosshairs as the e-cigarette's popularity among teens is rising. 234
Genomic Screening Can ID Undetected BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk; 82 percent of variant carriers identified in exome sequencing had not undergone prior testing. 312
Inflammatory Marker Tied to Decline in Kidney Function; Soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor-1 tied to decline in multiethnic cohort. 237
Number of COPD Events Over One Year Predicts Rate of Future Events; Increasing frequency, severity of acute COPD exacerbations tied with risk for death. 278
Opioid Use Down With 'Enhanced Recovery After Surgery' Program; Opioid consumption drops for women undergoing gynecologic surgery, no increase in pain scores. 246
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs; Small but growing proportion of drugs experiencing at least doubling in price. 210
Residual Vein Obstruction Down With Compression After DVT; RVO less likely for those receiving compression within 24 hours of diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis. 220
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year; Lowest rates seen among health workers in long-term care settings. 219
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency; Medical residents should understand their income, create a budget and stick to it, save for the future. 213

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