• Early Use of Antiseizure Medication in Mechanically Ventilated Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: A Retrospective Pediatric Health Information System Database Study

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children. Post-traumatic seizures occur in 25% of children with severe traumatic brain injury and may worsen outcomes. Our objective was to use a retrospective cohort study to examine the association between the early seizure occurrence and the choice of early antiseizure medication in children with traumatic brain injury.
    Design:
    Retrospective cohort study using the Pediatric Health Information Systems database, 2010-2017.
    Setting:
    Fifty-one U.S. children's hospitals.
    Patients:
    Children (
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  • Study: Medicated drops may help close small macular holes, prevent surgery to fix vision problems

    Study: Medicated drops may help close small macular holes, prevent surgery to fix vision problems

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Medicated drops may help close small macular holes over a two- to eight-week period, allowing some people to avoid surgery to fix the vision problem, a new study suggests.
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