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ABCDE Bundle Can Reduce Ventilation Time for ICU Patients

Awakening and breathing coordination, delirium monitoring/management, early mobility are key

May 2020 Briefing – Neurology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Neurology for May 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Multiple Sclerosis Tied to Higher Risk for CVD, Cerebrovascular Disease

MS associated with a 3.5-fold higher risk for mortality, 1.5-fold higher risk for cardiovascular mortality

Exposure to Urban Air Pollution May Up Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Adjusted risk 29 percent higher among those residing in more urbanized areas

Spirituality May Have Protective Effect on QOL for Stroke Survivors

Spirituality may moderate link between care partner depressive symptoms and survivor psychological QOL

9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019

Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured

Links Found Between Leaders of Medical Associations, Industry

Most leaders have ties to industry; considerable variation seen among 10 medical associations in U.S.

Tooth Loss More Prevalent in Adults With Chronic Disease

Prevalence of edentulism, severe tooth loss ≥50 percent higher for adults with RA, asthma, diabetes

Outcomes Similar After TAVR in Bicuspid, Tricuspid Anatomy

All-cause mortality, stroke comparable at 30 days, one year after transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Neurofilament Light Chain Levels Elevated After Repetitive TBI

Elevated exosomal, plasma levels of NfL also linked to chronic PCS, PTSD, depressive symptoms