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Prognosis for long-term survival and renal recovery in critically ill patients with severe acute renal failure: a population-based study
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Although the majority of patients with sARF will die, most survivors will become independent from renal replacement therapy within a year and males, older patients, and those with underlying medical conditions are at greatest risk.
Azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine in Crohn disease. A meta-analysis.
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Azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine are effective in treating active Crohn disease and in maintaining remission.
Noninvasive risk assessment early after a myocardial infarction the REFINE study.
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Whether combined assessment of autonomic tone plus cardiac electrical substrate identifies most patients at risk of serious events after myocardial infarction and to compare assessment at 2 to 4 weeks versus 10 to 14 weeks after MI is sought.
Depression Literacy in Alberta: Findings from a General Population Sample
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Mental health promotion and education efforts are needed to improve the general public's mental health literacy and to clarify misunderstanding about depression.
Azathioprine for maintaining remission of Crohn's disease.
TLDR
The effectiveness of azathioprine in maintaining remission of quiescent Crohn's disease is assessed and there is evidence for a steroid sparing effect.
Vitamin D insufficiency in a population of healthy western Canadians.
TLDR
A high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency, defined as 25(OH)D less than 40 nmol/L, is documented, which warrants consideration of dietary vitamin D supplementation.
Increased intestinal permeability is associated with the development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in critically ill ICU patients.
TLDR
The development ofMODS is associated with an abnormal and severe derangement of IP that is detectable prior to the onset of the syndrome, lending credence to the premise that gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction may be causally associated with the development of MODS in the critically ill patient.
Plasma L-arginine concentrations in premature infants with necrotizing enterocolitis.
TLDR
Plasma arginine concentrations are decreased at the time of diagnosis in premature infants with NEC, and the potential benefit of arkinine supplementation in the prevention of the disease deserves evaluation.
Non-neurologic organ dysfunction in severe traumatic brain injury*
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Non-neurologic organ dysfunction is common in patients with severe traumatic brain injury and is independently associated with worse outcome and with dichotomized Glasgow Outcome Score as a measure of neurologic outcome.
The Prevalence of Mental Disorders in the Working Population over the Period of Global Economic Crisis
TLDR
The ongoing global economic crisis may have contributed to the increased prevalence of major depressive disorder and no changes in the 12-month prevalence of social phobia, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder were found.
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