A Hybrid Hydrostatic Transmission & Human Safe Haptic Telepresence Robot
Disney is showing off a highly responsive remote controlled telepresence robot the technology within which should have applications in surgical robotics. The major advancement is
Managing Chronic Insomnia
Jamaluddin Moloo, MD, MPH reviewing Qaseem A et al. Ann Intern Med 2016 May 3. Kathol RG and Arnedt JT. Ann Intern Med 2016 May
How Should Antibiotics Be Prescribed to Hospitalized Patients with Community Acquired Pneumonia?
Joanna Bonsall, MD, PhD, Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc, SFHM, FACP reviewing Lee JS et al. JAMA 2016 Feb 9. Investigators systematically evaluated published literature
Kangaroo Care in Preterm Infants Has Long-Term Effects
Martin T. Stein, MD reviewing Feldman R et al. Biol Psychiatry 2013 Oct 3. Maternal–infant skin-to-skin contact in the form of kangaroo care (KC) in
USPSTF Issues Draft Recommendations on Statin Therapy
Amy Orciari Herman, Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD In primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults — the
Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Severe Stroke?
Daniel M. Lindberg, MD reviewing Mazya MV et al. Neurology 2015 Nov 6 Some guidelines include severe stroke as a relative contraindication for tissue plasminogen
What Does Chest CT Add to Chest X-Ray in Blunt Trauma Victims?
Daniel J. Pallin, MD, MPH reviewing Langdorf MI et al. Ann Emerg Med 2015 Dec. Trauma patients commonly undergo computed tomographic (CT) imaging of the
Serious Car Seat Errors Pervasive at Newborn Hospital Discharge
Amy Orciari Herman, Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS Nearly all families make serious mistakes when using car seats
Management of Graves Disease: A Review
JAMA. 2015;314(23):25442554. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.16535. Graves disease is the most common cause of persistent hyperthyroidism in adults. Approximately 3% of women and 0.5% of men will develop
Association between use of warfarin with common sulfonylureas and serious hypoglycemic events: retrospective cohort analysis
BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6223 (Published 07 December 2015) This was a retrospective cohort analysis of pharmacy and medical claims from a 20% random sample