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Surgical efficiency increases, revenue falls with Hurricane Katrina

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Hurricane Katrina brought many changes to hospitals that remained open throughout the hurricane and during its aftermath. Among these were greater efficiency as more surgeries were performed with fewer staff, and...

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Antipyretics do not prevent febrile seizure recurrences

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Rectal diclofenac, oral ibuprofen, and oral acetaminophen are ineffective for preventing recurrences of febrile seizures in children, new research suggests. Moreover, such agents do not reduce body temperature in febrile...

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Fluoroquinolones linked to diplopia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research suggests that fluoroquinolones may cause diplopia in some patients. “According to World Health Organization criteria, the relationship between fluoroquinolone therapy and diplopia is...