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Machine-learning-based COVID-19 mortality prediction model and identification of patien...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8424411
Critical Care (London, England); Banoei MM, Dinparastisaleh R et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by the SARS-Cov2 virus has become the greatest health and controversial issue for worldwide nations. It is associated with different clinical manifestations and a high mortality rate. Predicting mortality and identifying outcome predictors are crucial for COVID patients who are critically ill. Multivariate and machine learning methods may ...

Medical cannabis for chronic pain.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1942
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Kröger E, Dionne CE

Sep 10th, 2021 - Medical cannabis for chronic pain.|2021|Kröger E,Dionne CE,|drug therapy,administration & dosage,adverse effects,standards,adverse effects,adverse effects,

Validation of the German version of the needs assessment tool: progressive disease-hear...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8419951
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes; Gonzalez-Jaramillo V, Guyer J et. al.

Sep 8th, 2021 - The Needs Assessment Tool: Progressive Disease-Heart Failure (NAT: PD-HF) is a tool created to assess the needs of people living with heart failure and their informal caregivers to assist delivering care in a more comprehensive way that addresses actual needs that are unmet, and to improve quality of life. In this study, we aimed to (1) Translate the tool into German and culturally adapt it. (2...

Ensuring trust in COVID-19 data: A retrospective cohort study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415935
Medicine Antwi-Amoabeng D, Beutler BD et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - There are no standardized methods for collecting and reporting coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) data. We aimed to compare the proportion of patients admitted for COVID-19-related symptoms and those admitted for other reasons who incidentally tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).Retrospective cohort studyData were sampled twice weekly between March ...

The need for robust characterization of nanomaterials for nanomedicine applications.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25584-6 10.1038/s41565-019-0496-9 10.1038/s41467-018-06730-z 10.1073/pnas.0805135105 10.1016/j.tibtech.2018.02.014 10.1038/s41565-021-00860-0 10.1021/nn300223w 10.1038/nnano.2016.168 10.1021/ja107583h 10.1152/jappl.1987.63.3.1003 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b05101 10.1107/S090744490000679X 10.1021/acsnano.6b00053 10.1038/s41467-020-20884-9 10.1016/j.impact.2017.12.004 10.1038/s41565-018-0246-4 10.1126/science.aab2374 10.1038/s41565-019-0498-7 10.1038/nnano.2013.204 10.1038/nrd3439-c1 10.1001/jama.2017.0549 10.1038/s41551-018-0314-y 10.1021/cr100440g
Nature Communications; Mahmoudi M

Sep 4th, 2021 - The need for robust characterization of nanomaterials for nanomedicine applications.|2021|Mahmoudi M,|standards,chemistry,standards,therapeutic use,chemistry,standards,therapeutic use,standards,

Evaluation of analgesic effect, joint function recovery and safety of meloxicam in knee...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415958
Medicine Hu F, Wu G et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Meloxicam is commonly administrated to control postoperative pain in orthopedic surgery, while its efficacy in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is not clear. Therefore, this study aimed to explore the postoperative analgesic effect and tolerance of meloxicam in knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients undergoing TKA.Totally, 128 knee OA patients scheduled for TKA were enrolled in this randomized, control...

Reminiscence therapy exhibits alleviation of anxiety and improvement of life quality in...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415997
Medicine Zhang L, Li Y et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Although reminiscence therapy alleviates mental illness and improves quality of life in neurocognitive disorders patients, little study reports its clinical application in cancer patients. Thus, this study aimed to explore the effect of reminiscence therapy on anxiety, depression, quality of life, and survival profile in postoperative gastric cancer patients.One hundred sixty surgical gastric c...

Pooled-analysis of efficacy and safety of minimally invasive versus standard percutaneo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415934
Medicine Wu J, Sang G et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - This study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy (MPCNL) versus standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with renal and upper ureteric stones. We conducted a pooled analysis on randomized controlled trials (RCTs). The eligible RCTs were selected from the following databases: MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science, and the Cochrane Library. ...

A retrospective study on the preventive effect of statin after carotid artery stenting.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8416008
Medicine Liu W, Zhao XF et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - This retrospective study appraised the preventive effect of statin after carotid artery stenting (CAS).Records were extracted for 100 patients with CAS surgery indicator, aged between 20 and 75 years old, and treated for statin. The cohort study included treatment group (statin and routine treatment) and control group (routine treatment), each group 50 patients. Outcomes consisted of degree of ...

Comparison of therapeutic effects of different acupuncture and moxibustion therapies on...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415953
Medicine Guo J, Yang L et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder with recurrent abdominal pain and changes in bowel habits. Many pieces of evidence show that acupuncture and moxibustion therapy has advantages in the treatment of IBS, but there are many acupuncture and moxibustion therapy options, each of which has different therapeutic effects. This study will evaluate the clinical effi...

Optimal extent of lymphadenectomy for radical surgery of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415937
Medicine Wang Z, Ke N et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Radical pancreaticoduodenectomy is the only possible cure for pancreatic head adenocarcinoma, and although several RCT studies have suggested the extent of lymph node dissection, this issue remains controversial. This article wanted to evaluate the survival benefit of different lymph node dissection extent for radical surgical treatment of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma. A total of 240 patients...

Comparison of attitudes towards the service connection claims process among veterans fi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415949
Medicine Spinola S, Fenton BT et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Many veterans have negative views about the service connection claims process for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which likely impacts willingness to file service connection claims, re-file claims, and use Veterans Healthcare Administration care. Nevertheless, veterans have reported that PTSD claims are important to them for the financial benefits, validation of prior experience and harm,...

Factors associated with kindergarten teachers' willingness to continue working.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415944
Medicine Matsuo M, Tanaka G et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - The turnover rate among kindergarten teachers in advanced countries is extremely high. As such, there is an urgent need to determine the reasons for this turnover and to identify ways to prevent it. The current study investigates the individual and environmental factors that impact kindergarten teachers' willingness to continue working.A total of 600 kindergarten teachers in Japan participated ...

The effectiveness of corticosteroid injection and splint in diabetic de Quervain's teno...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415982
Medicine Başar B, Aybar A et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - There is no clear information on the efficacy of corticosteroids, and splints in the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of isolated corticosteroid injection therapy with splint treatment with corticosteroid injection in patients with and without DM. 84 diabetics, and 84 healthy patients with a diagnosis of de Quervain's tenosynov...

Patient with sick sinus syndrome and implanted dual-chamber pacemaker with reduced P-wa...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415954
Medicine Mercik J, Gajek-Marecka A et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - A dual-chamber pacemaker (DDD/R) for a sinus node disease is sometimes referred to as a physiological pacemaker as it maintains atrioventricular synchrony, however several clinical trials have proved its inferiority to a nonphysiological single-chamber ventricular back-up pacing. A subject of the study is a 74-year-old woman with a sick sinus syndrome (SSS) and a previously implanted physiologi...

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture combined with Chinese Herbal Medicine for diabetic n...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8416003
Medicine Yu Z, Zhang W et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is one of the most serious complications in the development of diabetes mellitus, which has become the main cause of end-stage renal disease and one of the main causes of death in diabetic patients. With the prevalence of diabetes, the number of patients at risk for developing DN is increasing, with 20-40 percent of all patients with diabetes at risk for developing DN....

Value of shear wave elastography combined with the Toronto clinical scoring system in d...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415960
Medicine Wang F, Zheng M et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - To evaluate the diagnostic values of shear wave elastography (SWE) alone and in combination with the Toronto clinical scoring system (TCSS) on diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).The study included 41 DPN patients, 42 non-DPN patients, and 21 healthy volunteers. Conventional ultrasonography and SWE were performed on the 2 sides of the tibial ner...

External treatment of traditional Chinese medicine for constipation after thoracolumbar...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8415992
Medicine Liu X, Wang Y et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Constipation is one of the common complications of thoracolumbar compression fractures, which seriously affects the quality of life and increases pain of patients. External treatment of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been widely used clinically for constipation after thoracolumbar compression fractures, but there are no systematic review and meta-analysis of its efficacy. Therefore, we ...

Prevalence of musculoskeletal injury and pain of UK-based podiatrists and the impact of...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8409074
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research; Adams R, Branthwaite H et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Occupational musculoskeletal injuries are prevalent in healthcare workers and are reported to be profession-specific. There is, however, a paucity of information around the injuries sustained from working as a podiatrist. This paper looks at the incidence of injury from working as a podiatrist, the aggravating factors to sustain these injuries and whether the changes in workload due to the COVI...

Use of artificial intelligence for image analysis in breast cancer screening programmes...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8409323
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Freeman K, Geppert J et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2021 - To examine the accuracy of artificial intelligence (AI) for the detection of breast cancer in mammography screening practice. Systematic review of test accuracy studies. Medline, Embase, Web of Science, and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews from 1 January 2010 to 17 May 2021. Studies reporting test accuracy of AI algorithms, alone or in combination with radiologists, to detect cancer in w...