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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher confirms praziquantel safe after first trimester

A study by Rhode Island Hospital researchers confirmed that a drug used to treat a disease afflicting millions of people in developing countries is safe to give pregnant women following their first trimester. The finding ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US hospitals flout CDC recommendations that prevent infections

According to a survey conducted by Rhode Island Hospital researchers, there is significant variability regarding how clinicians manage catheters placed in the arteries of patients in intensive care units. Some practices may ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Antidepressant drug trials criteria not generalizable

Mark Zimmerman, M.D., a clinical researcher at Rhode Island Hospital, and his team analyzed the criteria used in antidepressant efficacy studies (AETs) and learned that the inclusion/exclusion criteria for AETs have narrowed ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders not as important as outcomes

Nailing the diagnosis of a psychiatric disorder may not be important in prescribing effective treatment, according to Mark Zimmerman, M.D., a clinical researcher at Rhode Island Hospital. His opinion editorial was published ...

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