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ED admission avoidance strategies are working
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ED admission avoidance strategies are working

Data from 47 emergency departments in England show casemix-adjusted odds of admission have decreased substantially since April 2010.

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Cancer patients receive suboptimal treatment for myocardial infarction

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Pulmonary hypertension emergencies: recommendations for non-specialists

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Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity after acute brain injury

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ED staff fail to identify victims of female genital mutilation

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NICE issues a vital quality standard for sepsis

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Antiarrhythmics for nonshockable-turned-shockable OHCA: yes or no?

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Doctor organisations support treaty for elimination of nuclear weapons

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Emergency department waiting time target leading to unnecessary admissions

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90% of GP surgeries rated good or outstanding by CQC

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NICE approves nivolumab for lung cancer

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Improve access to end of life care, says report

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Prioritize respiratory care services, urges BLF

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NHS workers campaign for 3.9% pay rise

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Health secretary announces new plans to tackle sepsis

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WHO warns urgent action is needed to beat noncommunicable diseases
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WHO warns urgent action is needed to beat noncommunicable diseases

The World Health Organisation has published a new progress monitor on noncommunicable diseases.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pharma Res Per
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Montelukast: neuropsychiatric side effects common in adults and children

Postmarketing surveillance reveals disproportionate rates of depression, aggression, and suicidality.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Vaccine
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Pediatric pneumonia hospitalization with 10- and 13-valent pneumococcal vaccines

Novel vaccines offer reduced hospitalization risk compared with older or no vaccine.

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Afib: a risk factor for cognitive decline even in the absence of stroke

A prospective cohort study of nearly 5000 stroke-free adults with Afib.

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Pioglitazone after stroke: benefit may be greater for high-risk patients

A secondary analysis of the IRIS trial.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetologia
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Severe hypoglycemia, all-cause mortality linked in type 2 diabetes

Secondary analysis results from a large CV outcomes trial.

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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GPs making a stand

GP shortage affects healthcare services

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EU launches new pan-European action plan on non-communicable diseases
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EU launches new pan-European action plan on non-communicable diseases

The project will include field-testing new care models in Lithuania, Italy and Spain.

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World Medical Association marks Medical Ethics Day
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World Medical Association marks Medical Ethics Day

The World Medical Association celebrated its 70th anniversary this week on Medical Ethics Day.

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Pneumonia: noninvasive vs invasive mechanical ventilation

Noninvasive carries marked survival advantage for 1 subset of patients.

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More consideration needed for pre-planned deaths
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More consideration needed for pre-planned deaths

Changing attitudes on the subject raises new questions for clinicians.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke
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Statins after ischemic stroke: both adherence and intensity matter

A cohort study of more than 8000 patients with acute ischemic stroke.

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Sepsis: multimarker mortality score useful adjunct for predicting 30-d mortality

Novel mortality score tool may helpful for bedside assessment of critically ill patients with sepsis.

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Doctors call for increased supports for refugee health
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Doctors call for increased supports for refugee health

Doctors’ organisations have highlighted the plight of refugees.

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