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Azithromycin during Routine Well-Infant Visits to Prevent Death
The recent trial conducted in Burkina Faso, involving over 32,000 infants, demonstrates that targeted azithromycin treatment at routine health visits does not significantly reduce infant mortality, challenging previous beliefs about its effectiveness in individual-level interventions.
Pediatrics January 24th 2024
Bipolar Disorder Linked to Early Death More than Smoking
Recent research from the University of Michigan highlights a startling revelation: individuals with bipolar disorder face a mortality risk 4-6 times higher than those without the condition, emphasizing the urgent need for targeted healthcare strategies.
Psychiatry January 17th 2024
New Practice Guidelines for Determining Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria Published
The introduction of these new guidelines marks a significant advancement in our understanding and determination of brain death. An emphasis on standardization and accuracy, these guidelines could change how we approach this critical aspect of medical practice.
Neurology October 24th 2023
Standards and Ethics Issues in the Determination of Death: A Position Paper From the American College of Physicians
Gain insights into the ethical and medical complexities of determining death with the ACP’s latest position paper. Equip yourself with the knowledge and guidelines to navigate this critical aspect of patient care.
All Specialties September 13th 2023