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Clinical Apps Up Quality of Care for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

The use of multiple clinical apps in the outpatient clinic can improve quality of care for patients with stable ischemic heart disease, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Summit, held from Feb. 14 to 16 in Orlando, Florida.

Darolutamide Slows Spread of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Metastasis-free survival is significantly longer among men with nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with darolutamide versus placebo, according to a phase 3 study published online Feb. 14 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, held from Feb. 14 to 16 in San Francisco.

Higher O2 Sats With Manual Vent During Intubation of Critically Ill

Oxygen saturation is higher and incidence of severe hypoxemia is lower for positive-pressure ventilation with a bag mask versus no ventilation in critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research was published to coincide with the Society of Critical Care Medicine annual Critical Care Congress, held from Feb. 17 to 20 in San Diego.

ASA: Opioid Epidemic Tied to Infection-Related Stroke

The opioid epidemic is driving a steep increase in infection-related stroke hospitalizations, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in Stroke to coincide with the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, held from Feb. 6 to 8 in Honolulu.