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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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Intracerebral haemorrhage: new diagnostic criteria
  • UK Medical News
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Intracerebral haemorrhage: new diagnostic criteria

The Edinburgh rule-in and rule-out diagnostic criteria accurately identified lobar intracerebral haemorrhage associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Emerg Med
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HIV: routine use of antigen-antibody test boosts ED diagnoses

Integrated HIV testing promotes early treatment and linkage to care.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
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Acute ischemic stroke: low-dose tPA is effective, safer

A meta-analysis of 12 studies among more than 7600 patients.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Crit Care Med
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Clinicians missing important opportunities to identify and treat presepsis

On average, roughly half of patients with presepsis are seen within the week before hospitalization.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Crit Care Med
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Respiratory failure requiring ventilation: how are patients 1 year later?

A study of factors predicting a return to baseline function.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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Cryptogenic stroke: PFO closure lowers recurrence risk

A meta-analysis of 4 trials among more than 2500 patients.

Have your say on the new national asthma guidelines
  • UK Medical News
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Have your say on the new national asthma guidelines

But you’ll have to be quick; the deadline is fast approaching.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from CMAJ
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Repeat influenza vaccination helps prevent severe flu in older adults

Study reinforces importance of annual vaccination.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Surg
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Surgery in high-risk older adults: care coordination improves outcomes

A cohort study of 326 older adults undergoing elective abdominal surgery.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Crit Care
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Selenium supplementation and ventilator-associated pneumonia

Despite higher antioxidant levels with selenium, treatment didn't lower pneumonia risk or mortality.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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Botulism: atypical presentations warrant vigilance

An analysis of data from the CDC for a 14-year period.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from PLoS One
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Sepsis: opioid use tied to significant short-term mortality risk

Hospital clinicians should consider alternatives for pain management.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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COPD: CVD event rates higher the month after starting LABAs or LAMAs

But risk normalized with longtime use in this large case-control study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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3-D stent retriever with aspiration shows efficacy in AIS

Aspiration-assisted stent retrieval was noninferior to aspiration thrombectomy.