February 1, 2014
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Utilization of continuous EEG monitoring in mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU was associated with a reduction in hospital mortality without significantly affecting hospital costs or length of stay.
This 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial examined the combination of oxycodone and naloxone for treatment of severe restless legs syndrome in patients inadequately controlled by previous treatment.
Inhaled apomorphine, at doses up to 0.8 mg, appears safe and well tolerated by patients with Parkinson's disease, but does not result in significant improvement in wearing "off" periods, at the tested doses.
In young children with myasthenia gravis, height and bone age are negatively impacted by chronic corticosteroid usage, but not by thymectomy.