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More evidence that PPIs raise risk of C difficile diarrhea: report

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There is “sufficient” evidence that treatment with a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) increases the incidence of Clostridium-difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD), say the authors of a new meta-analysis of relevant research. “We recommend that the routine use of PPIs for...

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Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist reduces patient-ventilator asynchrony

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NAVA) reduces patient-ventilator asynchrony without compromising gas exchange in patients with acute respiratory failure undergoing noninvasive ventilation (NIV), researchers from France report in the May 31st online issue of...

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Consider low-dose ACTH for infantile spasms: new guideline

[CLIN] - Consider low-dose ACTH for infantile spasms: new guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Low-dose adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) should be considered for treating infantile spasms, according to an evidence-based guideline update from the American of Neurology and Child Neurology Society. The...