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ATS: Reintubation more likely for nighttime extubations

(HealthDay)—Patients extubated at nighttime are more likely to be reintubated and have higher mortality than those extubated during the day, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic ...

May 18, 2016
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Low BMI and death after heart attack

Low body mass index increases risk mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI), even after adjustment for other health factors that affect body weight, according to a study this week in PLOS Medicine. Emily Bucholz, ...

Apr 19, 2016
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Hospice care doesn't up costs for nursing home decedents

(HealthDay)—For long-stay nursing home (NH) decedents, use of hospice does not increase Medicare costs in the six months before death, according to a study published online April 5 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Apr 12, 2016
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