The Functional Pain Scale is a reliable and consistent patient-reported measure of pain.
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Investigators conducted a study that compared the risk for intubation or death with convalescent plasma vs standard care for the treatment of patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Long-term pain trajectories following joint arthroplasty are affected by emotional distress and cognitive flexibility.
Researchers conducted a study that compared virologic suppression, lipid control, and safety profiles of patients with HIV infection who switch from ritonavir-boosted darunavir to doravirine (DOR) therapy vs those who continued DOR therapy.
These clinical practice guidelines summarize the evidence for the use of medical cannabis and cannabinoids in chronic pain.
An experimental, injectable drug for type 2 diabetes may be superior to insulin for both glycemic and weight control.
Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis that compared outcomes of 4 antiviral agents for the treatment of patients with seasonal influenza.
Researchers aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of oral imatinib in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 who required supplemental oxygen administration.
Investigators examined the relationship between maternal prepregnancy BMI status and autism spectrum disorder and developmental disorders in offspring.
To facilitate increased use of PrEP, researchers from France developed a machine-learning algorithm to identify individuals at increased risk for HIV infection.
The researchers examined SARS-CoV-2 genomes isolated from individuals believed to have experienced vaccine breakthrough and compared them to the background of SARS-CoV-2 sequences from Washington State over the same time period.
Researchers assessed the ability of antihypertensive drugs to cross the blood-brain barrier.
Investigators assessed the use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and its impact on behaviors and the incidence of sexually transmitted infections in West African men who have sex with men.
The COVID-19 epidemic has highlighted disparities in hypertension control in the United States.
This study’s main objective was to compare the SARS-CoV-2 test results using a self-collected swab sample with the results of a professionally collected swab sample.
The comparative efficacy of biologic agents and oral therapies for plaque psoriasis was evaluated.
The efficacy of topical acne treatments is not affected by body mass index (BMI).
Study authors reported a single-center experience where MDR GNB spread within a unit dedicated to COVID-19 patients.
Study authors evaluated the association between HIV diagnosis and COVID-19 diagnosis, hospitalization, and in-hospital death in New York State.
Researchers aimed to show that disinfection with chlorhexidine 2% with alcohol was superior to povidone iodine 5% with alcohol in preventing infectious complications.
To develop microbiome drugs, scientists will need to address challenges in safety, uniformity, and delivery.
Study authors evaluated influenza-vaccinated patients hospitalized with an influenza-like illness to identify characteristics associated with being at increased risk for hospitalization with influenza.
Study authors assessed the diagnostic accuracy of saliva NAAT for COVID-19 due to the increased resources, such as trained personnel, required for nasopharyngeal swab NAAT.
Study authors conducted a retrospective, observational study to assess the prevalence and risk of recurrence of extraintestinal invasive E coli infections in the United States.
Study authors estimated the seroprevalence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in daycare centers and compared transmissibility in daycares vs at home.
Investigators from the CDC determined that the proportion of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the community is likely to occur from individuals who are asymptomatic.
Investigators assessed whether clinical outcomes among patients with COVID-19 differ by race and observed disparities associated with comorbidity and neighborhood characteristics.
Investigators described neurological manifestations of patients with COVID-19, analyzed cerebrospinal fluid, and assessed neuroimaging findings.
Further research is needed to identify possible interventions that may mitigate the racial disparities seen in COVID-19.
The researchers tested whether the COVID-19 pandemic has altered beliefs about the extent to which poverty is caused by external forces and internal dispositions and support for economic inequality.
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