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Articles from Physician's Briefings (September 3, 2019)

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Adolescent Oral Contraceptive Use Tied to Later Depression Risk; Findings show long-term impact, regardless of current oral contraception use in adulthood. 275
Benefit, Harm Seen for Ticagrelor Plus Aspirin in Stable CAD With T2DM; Incidence of ischemic cardiovascular events lower but major bleeding increased versus placebo plus aspirin. 369
Complete Revascularization Best for STEMI With Multivessel CAD; Complete revascularization better than culprit lesion-only percutaneous coronary intervention. 286
ESC Guidelines Updated for Supraventricular Tachycardia; Catheter ablation recommended, should be considered for many patients with SVT. 271
Evidence Says Antipsychotics Do Not Prevent Delirium in Adults; Evidence also refutes routine use of haloperidol, second-generation antipsychotics for tx of delirium. 282
Higher Risk for Noncommunicable Diseases Seen in Cerebral Palsy; Adults with cerebral palsy have higher risk for cardiovascular, respiratory disease. 222
In STEMI, Biodegradable Polymer Sirolimus-Eluting Stents Superior; Stents superior to durable polymer everolimus-eluting stents for end point of target lesion failure at one year. 285
Marriage Associated With Lower Dementia Risk; Divorced, widowed, separated men show greater risk for dementia than women in same categories. 232
Microplastics Detected in Human Stool Samples; Nine plastic types detected in stool samples from eight healthy volunteers. 200
Officials Say New York City Measles Outbreak Over; No new measles cases have been reported in the city since mid-July. 265
Pediatric Flu Vaccine Guidelines Updated for 2019-20 Season; Any form of licensed, age-appropriate vaccine is acceptable, with no preferred formulation or product. 250
Risk Factors for Hypersensitivity to Iodinated Contrast Media ID'd; Premedication with antihistamine, change in generic profile of ICM are preventive against recurrent HSR. 236
Some Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries Are Unavoidable; Unavoidable HAPIs less likely with chemical sedation, systolic BP <90 mm Hg, receipt of vasopressor. 245
Ultrasonography Helps Differentiate Arthritis Types; Ultrasound found to be convenient, feasible, accurate, affordable in early diagnosis of arthritis. Clinical report 222
USPSTF Advises Meds to Reduce Risk for Primary Breast Cancer; Offer risk-reducing meds to women at higher risk for breast cancer, low risk for adverse medication effects. 273

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