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Outcomes Associated With Resuming Warfarin Treatment After Hemorrhagic Stroke or Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Nielsen PB, Larsen TB, Skjoth F, et al. Outcomes Associated With Resuming Warfarin Treatment After Hemorrhagic Stroke or Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Feb 20. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9369. (Original) PMID: 28241151

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«The increase in the risk for bleeding associated with antithrombotic therapy causes a dilemma in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who sustain an intracranial hemorrhage (ICH). A thrombotic risk is present; however, a risk for serious harm associated with resumption of anticoagulation therapy also exists.»

Association of Testosterone Replacement With Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Men With Androgen Deficiency
Cheetham TC, An J, Jacobsen SJ, et al. Association of Testosterone Replacement With Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Men With Androgen Deficiency. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Feb 21. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9546. (Original) PMID: 28241244

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«To investigate the association between TRT and cardiovascular outcomes in men with androgen deficiency.»

Review

The role of aspirin dose on the prevention of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction: systematic review and meta-analysis
Roberge S, Nicolaides K, Demers S, et al. The role of aspirin dose on the prevention of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction: systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Feb;216(2):110-120.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.09.076. Epub 2016 Sep 15. (Review) PMID: 27640943

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«Randomized clinical trials have reported that the risk of preeclampsia, severe preeclampsia, and fetal growth restriction can be reduced by the prophylactic use of aspirin in high-risk women, but the appropriate dose of the drug to achieve this objective is not certain.»

Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children
Offringa M, Newton R, Cozijnsen MA, et al. Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Feb 22;2:CD003031. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003031.pub3. (Review) PMID: 28225210

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«Febrile seizures occurring in a child older than one month during an episode of fever affect 2% to 4% of children in Great Britain and the United States and recur in 30%.»

Position in the second stage of labour for women with epidural anaesthesia
Kibuka M, Thornton JG. Position in the second stage of labour for women with epidural anaesthesia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Feb 24;2:CD008070. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008070.pub3. (Review) PMID: 28231607

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«Epidural analgesia for pain relief in labour prolongs the second stage of labour and results in more instrumental deliveries. It has been suggested that a more upright position of the mother during all or part of the second stage may counteract these adverse effects.»

Medical Image

‘Secret’ Self-Inflicted Skin Lesions: A Challenge in Dermatology
Ferreira B R, Reis J P, Figueiredo A. ‘Secret’ Self-Inflicted Skin Lesions: A Challenge in Dermatology. Acta Med Port 2017 Feb;30(2):155-155 http://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/7418