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Indian hospitals: Simple Toolkit Improves Quality of Care

A simple toolkit of checklists, education materials and quality and performance reporting improved the quality of care but not outcomes in hospitals in the south Indian state of Kerala and may have the potential to improve outcomes of heart attacks and other major cardiovascular disease events in other settings, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

To Determine the Proper Inhalation Therapy For Asthma Is Effective for EOM

A study conducted experiment, researchers determined whether appropriate strengthening of inhalation therapy for asthma is effective for EOM. The middle ear cavity is part of the upper airway. Therefore, EOM and asthma can be a crucial part of the “one airway, one disease” phenomenon. Based on the concept of one airway, one disease in the context of allergic rhinitis and asthma, optimal level of inhalation therapy for better asthma control leads to improvement in allergic rhinitis.

New Oral Anticoagulant Effective than Warfarin

A new, large, real-world study has provided some reassurance about the consequences of suffering an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) while receiving one of the new oral anticoagulant (NOAC) drugs. The study was published online in JAMA to coincide with its presentation at International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2018.