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Four-drug combo better than morphine before intubation of preemies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A combination of drugs designed to prevent pain, distress and physiologic instability in premature infants being intubated works better than premedication with morphine, a Scandinavian group has shown. In fact, “Because of circulatory changes and neurophysiological...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite changes in the flora responsible for microbial keratitis, second-generation fluoroquinolone monotherapy remains the empirical treatment of choice, researchers from the UK report in the July 18th online Ophthalmology. “There is significant pressure, particularly from...

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Considerable risk of pneumothorax seen with transthoracic needle lung biopsy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pneumothorax occurs in 15% of patients having a transthoracic needle biopsy of a pulmonary nodule, according to the findings of a population-based cross-sectional study reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine for August 2. “Although our study does not address the...