There was no difference in 90-day mortality among critically ill, intubated patients with septic shock who received hydrocortisone 200mg IV daily and those who did not. Shock resolved one day faster in the steroid group.
Paramedics responding to elderly patients who had fallen in an assisted living facility followed a protocol that included discussing the case with the patient’s primary care physician (PCP). This drastically reduced the number actually getting transported to the ED by 63% and was safe.
Gun shows in Nevada were associated with more firearm related violence in nearby California. Whereas gun show in California did not correlate with increased gun violence locally. Authors concluded that this may have been due to stricter gun laws in California.