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Articles from Physician's Briefings (September 27, 2018)

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80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year; 2017 to 2018 flu strains hit the very young and elderly especially hard; poor vaccine/strain match-up. 261
AAP Provides Recommendations for Teen Drivers, Parents; Parents should be reminded that their driving and behavior will shape the behavior of their teen drivers. 241
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors; With increased focus on value, business analysis skills sought after. 185
Final Update on Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal; 135 people sickened, 34 hospitalized, no deaths. 197
Grip Strength Tied to Pulmonary Function in Older Women; Dose-dependent positive association seen in cohort of community-dwelling Korean women aged ≥65. 222
Guidelines Updated for Adult Congenital Heart Disease; New classification system intended to capture complexity of anatomy and physiology of ACHD. 260
Having Hospital Palliative Care Doesn't Impact Tx Intensity; Benefit of hospital palliative care program for patients in ICU is in increased discharge to hospice. 267
Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players; Female players show more widespread brain tissue changes than male players after repetitive heading. Clinical report 247
Kidney Function Recovery Seen in Some Children on Dialysis; Recovery less likely in children with congenital anomalies. 277
Machine Learning Can Improve Chemical Toxicity Prediction; Read-across structure activity relationship models constructed, which outperformed animal testing. 261
Newer Hormonal Contraception May Cut Ovarian Cancer Risk; Combined hormonal contraception use tied to lower risk; risk down with increasing duration of use. 285
Opioid Bill Gets Bipartisan Support; Bill contains a mix of law enforcement and public health measures. 184
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use; Staff social media accounts should be strictly personal, with no info about patients or employees. 211
Single Agent Treats Two Cancers With Same Genetic Cause; Pembrolizumab treated colon cancer, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in patient with Lynch syndrome. 247
Time to Defib Not Linked to Survival in Pediatric IHCA; No correlation in unadjusted, adjusted analyses for pediatric patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest. 274

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