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OBJECTIVE: Overtriage (OT) of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) poses significant burden to multiple stakeholders. The project aims were to identify the following: 1) associated factors, 2) downstream effects, and 3) focus areas for …

OBJECTIVE: The main purpose of this article is to evaluate whether identification and treatment of women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy affects subsequent maternal body mass index (BMI), anthropometry, metabolic…

OBJECTIVE: To estimate whether maternal sense of control in labor is associated with breastfeeding at 4-8 weeks postpartum. METHODS: This is a secondary analysis of data from a multicenter randomized controlled trial of elective induction of labor…

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to evaluate the prevalence, impact, and predictors of opioid use disorder (OUD) in hospitalized chronic pancreatitis (CP) patients. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed using the National Inpatient Sample …

The current study extended prior work on the Normative Male Alexithymia Scale (NMAS), a unidimensional measure of some men's limitations in expressing emotion that results from gender-based socialization informed by the masculine norm of …

In 2017, the American Psychological Association published the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Adults. Although the Guideline Development Panel aimed to produce guidelines based on the best…

Perceptual learning (training-induced performance improvement) can be elicited by task-irrelevant stimulus exposure in humans. In contrast, task-irrelevant stimulus exposure in animals typically disrupts perception in juveniles while causing little…

An unusual case of phytobezoar obstructing a Meckel's diverticulum with a review of four previous cases is presented.

Symptomatic arthritic involvement of the sternoclavicular joint is relatively uncommon and can be a result of distant trauma, infection, and sternocostoclavicular hyperostosis, post-menopausal arthritis, condensing osteitis of the proximal clavicle,…

A systematic approach to the successful investigation and management of oliguria uses a reproducible method called the Rules of Three: consideration of three sources of olguria (postrenal, prerenal, and renal), three noninvasive tools for evaluation…

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), the most common inherited disorder in this country, is more than just a renal disease. Major extrarenal sites are the cardiovascular system, liver, and GI tract. The most devastating…

Hypomagnesemia may be caused by renal losses (often related to drugs or diabetes), inadequate intake or inadequate intestinal absorption. Manifestations may include arrhythmias, particularly during myocardial ischemia or with digitalis use, and such…

Four cases histories illustrate the process of defining the cause of hyponatremia: Categorize the patient's volume status; determine kidney function and kidney's response to volume stimulus; measure urine osmolality; consider other factors, including…

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