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IV aspirin safe, moderately effective for severe headache

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients hospitalized with severe headache generally experience considerable pain relief at least some of the time when given aspirin intravenously, according to a report in the September 21 issue of Neurology. Dr. Peter J....

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Reduced Heparin During PCI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for acute coronary syndrome initially treated with the synthetic factor Xa inhibitor fondaparinux do not have significantly lower rates of bleeding if they receive a...

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Not All Patients with VRE Need Isolation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – While contact isolation precautions are recommended for all patients colonized or infected with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), a European study shows that isolation is unnecessary for those with VRE of genotype...