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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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Brain injury: does immediate transfer to specialist centre improve outcome?
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Brain injury: does immediate transfer to specialist centre improve outcome?

The Head Injury Transportation Straight to Neurosurgery pilot is the world’s first trial to randomly assign patients to different hospitals from the scene of injury.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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For acute migraine, IV prochlorperazine far outperforms IV hydromorphone

A randomized controlled trial among patients seeking ED care for migraine.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Epilepsia
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Epilepsy: newer AEDs carry lower risk for SJS/TEN

A case-control study of 2400 patients from the UK-based Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Crit Care Med
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Acute-phase MRI findings are prognostic in traumatic brain injury

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the use of MRI in the acute phase after TBI.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Int J Epidemiol
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Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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New guidelines for reducing hospital lab testing

Reducing cost is not the only benefit.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Intern Med
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PPIs: risk for stroke, MI rises with long-term use and high doses

Nationwide cohort study show greatest risk with high doses.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke
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Study identifies predictors of AMI after stroke admission

A large cohort study analyzing data from the National Inpatient Sample.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circulation
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Aortic dissection risk score plus D-dimer cutoffs can rule out acute aortic syndromes

Prospective multicenter study results may aid decisions about advanced imaging.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Crit Care Med
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Cutting ventilator-associated pneumonia rates in half

The “Pneumonia Zero” project introduced 10 interventions.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Heart
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Which patients with chest pain can safely be sent home?

NICE ruleout strategy uses TIMI score + high-sensitivity troponin.

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The ER dilemma: CCB or adenosine for SVT?

After 11 years, a Cochrane update finds one change from previous conclusions.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circulation
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Stroke: use of endovascular thrombectomy is up since pivotal trials

A cohort study of EVT use among more than 2.4 million patients with ischemic stroke.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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Severe C. difficile colitis: dramatic drop in deaths with fecal transplant

Authors call for immediate guidelines change.