Category: Syndicated Content

Use and Cost of a Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator Device for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This economic evaluation based on publicly available data assesses the use and cost of an implantable device, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2014, that offers a

Life in Emergistan: The 26-Year Intern

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Viewpoint: Sepsis Is the Hill to Die on

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Anatomic Distribution of the Morphologic Variation of the Upper Lip Frenulum Among Healthy Newborns

This cross-sectional study examines the variations in morphology of the maxillary labial frenulum in healthy newborns to identify which anatomic measurements may be associated with neonatal breastfeeding difficulty. Original Article...

Solitary Mucus Cast at the Wharton Duct Orifice

A woman presents with recurring left submandibular gland swelling and pain, and a sialoendoscopy shows a mucus cast, which has extensive eosinophil infiltrate seen on histologic examination. What is your

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: Potentially Fatal, Commonly MissedFollowing benzodiazepine cessation, withdrawal symptoms may begin within 24 hours or take up to two weeks to develop

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Reasonable Doubt: Once and for All, Stop Ordering Stress Tests

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Redirecting, Without Dampening, the Enthusiasm of Surgeons

It was J. Alison Glover who first noted variation in rates of tonsillectomy across Britain more than 75 years ago. He noted that the variation was because of the school

The Diagnosis: Atrial Bigeminy

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Variation in Surgical Practice for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

This population-based study evaluates nearly 16 years of clinical and administrative data to understand the differences in surgical treatments, the incidence of thyroid cancer, and the role of region-based surgeons