April, 2013

posted Apr 10, 2013, 8:59 AM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Apr 10, 2013, 9:00 AM ]
See March 15th from the previous month.



Mediterranean Diet Lowers Rates of Adverse Cardiovascular Events ........................ 53
Five-Year Results of a Comparison Between CABG and PCI ................................. 53

Longer Surveillance Intervals Might Be Safe in Men with Small AAAs .............. 54
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Compression-Only Wins the Long Race .............. 54
Darbepoetin Alfa for Anemia in HF: No Clinical Benefi t, Possible Harm ....................... 55
Spironolactone for Heart Failure Improves Diastolic Function — But Not Symptoms ............ 55
ACE Inhibitor, ARB, or Both in Diabetic Renal Disease? ......................... 55
High Supplemental Calcium Intake Is Associated with Cardiovascular Death ........... 56

High Calcium Intake Is Associated with Earlier Mortality in Women .................. 56

Is Sugar Intake Specifically Driving the Diabetes Epidemic?................... 56

Lower Intake of Dietary Sugars Is Associated with Lower Weight ................... 57

Time to Stop Using Synthetic Starches for Resuscitation ............................. 57
Can We Perform Fewer Head CTs in the Emergency Department? ............................. 57
Intensive Life Support After Major Surgery: The Surgeon’s Perspective .................................... 58
Repeat MRI in Patients with Sciatica ...................... 58
Does Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy Elevate Herpes Zoster Risk? ................. 58
Will a Flu Drug Save Your Patient’s Life? ...... 59
Telomere Length Predicts Vulnerability to the Common Cold .......................... 59
Breast Irradiation and Cardiac Toxicity .................. 59
Does More Diagnostic Testing Lower Patient Anxiety? .............................. 60