A simplified risk stratification protocol used to select patients for twice-daily aspirin therapy for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis has been shown to be safe and effective in those undergoing total joint replacement (TJR), reports a recent study.
Day temperature difference appears to influence lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), such that the greater the difference, the worse the LUTS symptoms are and the higher the tendency to visit the emergency room is, a study reports.
Use of phenobarbital is effective for the prevention and treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) in psychiatric inpatients, a study has shown. Moreover, it is safe and neither leads to severe adverse effects nor requires a higher level of care.
Despite increased community awareness, diagnostic delays persist among patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), claims a recent study, noting that those who experience longer diagnostic interval are at higher risk of mortality.
The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic appears to have a significant impact on oncological care, according to a study, which stresses the need for psycho-oncological support for cancer patients.