When patients are discharged from the ED, does an outpatient follow-up visit affect mortality?
Does bariatric surgery decrease mortality? This Canadian study included over 13,000 surgery patients, followed for almost 5 years.
What works better - and tastes better - for epigastric pain when you suspect gastritis? Researchers randomized antacids alone vs. antacids plus lidocaine.
Can patients accurately tell you what medications they are taking? This ED study evaluated that.
We know that quitting smoking decreases mortality. But what if someone decreases frequency, transitioning from smoking daily to smoking less frequently than every day? Does that save lives?