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Articles from Physician's Briefings (October 29, 2019)

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ACS: General Surgery Residents Often Experience Mistreatment; Women have higher rates of mistreatment measures; mistreatment linked to burnout, suicidal thoughts. 310
Antidepressant Effect Seen for Anti-Inflammatories in MDD; Review shows reduced depressive symptoms for anti-inflammatory agents compared with placebo in MDD. 247
Aspirin May Slow Growth of Multiple Intracranial Aneurysms; Aspirin linked to decreased rate of aneurysm growth in patients with multiple intracranial aneurysms. 264
Cancer Screening Rates Lower Among Women With Diabetes; Rates for breast, cervical, colorectal cancer screening lower compared with women without diabetes. 231
CDC: Most Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injury Report THC Use; No single compound or ingredient used in e-cigarette, vaping products has emerged as cause of EVALI. Report 252
Childhood Cancer Treatment Increases Risk for Breast Cancer Later; Additive risk seen between combined anthracyclines and radiotherapy doses to the breast. 422
CV Risk Score Tied to Subclinical Cerebrovascular Disease on MRI; Association seen between risk scores and MRI-detected subclinical cerebrovascular disease. 230
Evidence for Use of Cannabinoids to Treat Mental Disorders Lacking; Evidence inadequate for cannabinoid use to relieve depression, anxiety, ADHD, Tourette, PTSD, psychosis. 266
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool; Tool created in partnership with American Cancer Society, American College of Cardiology, AHA, CDC. 281
FDA Labeling Restriction Quickly Reflected in Oncology Practice; FDA label change linked to decrease in immunotherapy use, increases in chemotherapy use, PD-L1 testing. 327
Medicaid Expansion Has Positive Effect on Diabetes Management; Substantial improvements reported in states that expanded Medicaid with large diabetes populations. 225
Patients Should Restart Blood Thinners After GI Bleed; Lower risk for ischemic events and death outweigh risk for another bleeding event. 282
Racial Inequity Seen for Admission to Cardiology for Heart Failure; Black and Latinx patients have lower rates of admission to cardiology service, as do women, >75s. 221
Readmissions Up for Preexisting HAIs With Home Discharge; Risk for readmission for preexisting health care-associated infection lower with discharge to SNF. 280

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