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Providing rapid influenza diagnostic testing reduced hospital occupancy, hospital-acquired influenza cases, and antibiotic use in a tertiary-care medical center.
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A large analysis found that both measurements were independent predictors of adverse outcomes.
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The incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Candida species and group A Streptococcus infections is increasing in persons who inject drugs; measures to decrease incidence are not routinely employed.
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Neuropsychiatric effects from synthetic cannabinoids were more severe than those from cannabis in this multicenter case registry study of adolescents presenting to the emergency department.
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In this large database study, differences in prescriptions among racial and ethnic groups were minimal.
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Homeless children with asthma in New York are 31 times more likely to be admitted to the hospital than nonhomeless children with asthma.
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In this retrospective study, Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment forms were rarely accessed by emergency clinicians and were not independently associated with aggressive treatment, hospital admission, or intensive care admission.
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In this study of Medicaid data, conversion was fourfold higher among patients receiving an opioid prescription than patients not receiving one.
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In a randomized trial, point-of-care C-reactive protein measurements lowered antibiotic prescribing without compromising clinical outcomes for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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It performed better than the Pediatric Appendicitis Score, but neither is good enough to avoid imaging or surgical consultation in many patients.

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