Health & Medical: Silica Exposure and Lung Cancer Risk

Silica Exposure and Lung Cancer Risk

Crystalline silica is one of the most common minerals and a common air pollutant in both working and living environments. This large, long-term study assesses its relationship to lung cancer risk.

Health & Medical: Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy

Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of pregnancy-associated maternal mortality. This article reviews the epidemiology, risk assessment, and management of specific high-risk conditions.

Health & Medical: Comparison of Anticoagulation Clinic Patient Outcomes

Comparison of Anticoagulation Clinic Patient Outcomes

Giving patients oral anticoagulation therapy in an ambulatory clinic setting is associated with substantial risk of adverse outcomes leading to emergency department visits and unplanned inpatient admissions.

Health & Medical: Surgical Safety Checklists

Surgical Safety Checklists

Surgical checklists can make a substantial difference to patient safety, but implementation requires flexibility.

Health & Medical: Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Presented is a case of recurrent MCC, treated aggressively with wide local excision, regional lymphadenectomy, and immediate reconstruction.