News tagged with patient record

Vitamin D levels linked to weight-loss surgery outcomes

Low levels of vitamin D have long been identified as an unwanted hallmark of weight loss surgery, but now findings of a new Johns Hopkins study of more than 930,000 patient records add to evidence that seasonal sun exposure—a ...

Dec 22, 2015
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Depression ups readmission odds for COPD exacerbation

(HealthDay)—Depression is independently associated with increased risk of readmission for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published online Nov. 24 in the Annals of ...

Dec 03, 2015
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Factors ID'd that predict antibiotic Rx in pediatric URI

(HealthDay)—Factors that relate to appropriate management of upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) in children include clinician specialty and patient race/ethnicity and age, according to a study published in the November/December ...

Nov 19, 2015
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