Is burnout’s burn overstated? Steroids tied to preterm birth risk

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Clinician burnout can impact quality of care
By Heidi Splete
A meta-analysis suggests that burnout may be associated with lower quality of care, but the effect may be less because of study limitations.

Corticosteroid use in pregnancy linked to preterm birth
Women with rheumatoid arthritis taking oral corticosteroids during pregnancy may be at increased risk of preterm birth.

New York declares end to 2018 measles outbreak
Reports of unrelated measles cases in the state continue.

Hypoxia-related discoveries net Nobel Prize
A trio of physician-scientists has won the Nobel Prize for their work, which has implications for the treatment of anemia, cancer, and other diseases.

Liraglutide an ‘option’ for treating pediatric type 2 diabetes
The ELLIPSE trial shows clinicians aren’t limited to metformin and insulin for children with diabetes.

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