New Risk After TBI - Suicide

New Risk After TBI - Suicide

The incidence of suicide nearly doubled in patients who had traumatic brain injury (TBI) compared to baseline.  Risk increased with severity of injury, number of visits, and was highest in the first 6 months post-injury.

Do Steroids Benefit Influenza Pneumonia?

Do Steroids Benefit Influenza Pneumonia?

Unless there is compelling alternative reason to do so (i.e. asthma), giving a glucocorticoid to treat influenza pneumonia was associated with increased risk of mortality.

Scan 'Em All - Anticoagulated Minor Head Trauma

Scan 'Em All - Anticoagulated Minor Head Trauma

Incidence of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) on CT following minor head trauma in anticoagulated patients was 9%, which means we have to CT all these people.

Spoon-Feeding Your Long-Term Memory

Spoon-Feeding Your Long-Term Memory

Once thought only a skill possessed by the Labrador retriever, retrieval practice is something you can do too!  No jumping into an icy cold pond for a dead duck.  No, this retrieval practice is much easier.  Testing forces your brain to retrace its steps and work to retrieve the memory you made when you first learned the information.  And it locks it in long-term memory much better than just re-reading the material again. Aren’t you glad JournalFeed added this feature?

Why SEP-1 CMS "Quality" Metrics Are Dumb

Why SEP-1 CMS "Quality" Metrics Are Dumb

Sepsis bundles like the CMS SEP-1 guidelines are too restrictive, requiring an all-or-nothing approach to achieve compliance. These bundles fail to prioritize the most important bundle components while penalizing providers for meaningless omissions that have no impact on mortality.

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