Laurel Ranger

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<i>Pseudomonas</i> Associated With Frequent Hospitalizations Due to COPD Exacerbations

Pseudomonas Associated With Frequent Hospitalizations Due to COPD Exacerbations

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Prior use of systemic corticosteroids and prior isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa were risk factors associated with the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in COPD.

The Challenge of Compassion in Modern Healthcare Settings

The Challenge of Compassion in Modern Healthcare Settings

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A providers' capacity to feel compassion is affected in part by the practice environment.

More Healthcare Professionals Choose Employment With Organizations Over Self-Employment

More Healthcare Professionals Choose Employment With Organizations Over Self-Employment

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In recent years, more healthcare professionals are choosing to work for organizations rather than starting their own practice.

Thiamine Improves Lactate Clearance in Septic Shock

Thiamine Improves Lactate Clearance in Septic Shock

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Lactate clearance improved in patients who presented with septic shock who were given thiamine within 24 hours of hospital admission.

Comorbid Asthma Not Associated With Need for Surgery in Crohn Disease

Comorbid Asthma Not Associated With Need for Surgery in Crohn Disease

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Asthma was not associated with a risk for intestinal resection surgery in patients with Crohn disease.

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