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Continued aspirin use after ulcer bleeding may reduce mortality

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Continuing to take low-dose aspirin after endoscopic treatment of a bleeding peptic ulcer raises the risk for re-bleeding but may also reduce mortality rates, a report from Hong Kong suggests. Whether patients with...

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IV drugs do not improve survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Giving intravenous drugs during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest does not improve survival, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association for November 25. The authors of the Norwegian study...

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Paramedics urged not to interrupt CPR for intubation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Interruption of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) compressions is common and prolonged when paramedics attempt to perform endotracheal intubation at the same time, research indicates. Decreased interruption of chest...