Findings were seen in severely injured patients with a contraindication to prophylactic anticoagulation.
For dual users, restrictive regulations may result in increased combustible cigarette use, but lower e-cigarette use.
The open label, randomized, multicenter, phase 2b/3 DIVERSITY trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of dabigatran compared with SOC (low molecular weight heparin or vitamin K antagonist) in 240 children.
Nearly 50% of tobacco and vape shops surveyed did not follow FDA regulations in checking identification for persons younger than 27 years.
However, 82% of survey respondents see benefits to vaccines.
Sponsors of the bill hope the tax will help keep the products out of the hands of teenagers.
A mean nocturnal respiratory rate of ≥16 breaths per minute was an independent predictor of long-term cardiovascular and all-cause mortality among community-dwelling older men and women.
Updated recommendation calls on primary care physicians to prevent tobacco use among children.
Adults who increased their physical activity trajectories over time had a lower risk for all-cause mortality.
The relative risk between men and women was highest at ages 50 to 64, but the highest increase was seen at ages 18 to 49.
The safety and efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants were associated with significant overall reductions in mortality in venous thromboembolism compared with observation alone.
Further patient advocacy is needed to ensure that recipients of HCV-infected organs have access to direct-acting antivirals as early as possible, including in a prophylactic manner, if data continue to support its benefit.
Higher rates of pulmonary complications are more likely to occur in patients who receive high total doses of naloxone for the treatment of opioid overdose in an out-of-hospital setting.
Meanwhile, Connecticut has banned tobacco sales to people younger than 21 years.
Patients undergoing partial knee replacement have a reduced risk for venous thromboembolism and opioid use in months 3 to 12 after surgery.