This population-based study using Nationwide Inpatient Sample data reports that the incidence rate of acute traumatic spinal cord injury in the United States remained relatively stable from 1993 to 2012 but, reflecting an increasing population, the total number of cases increased.
This randomized crossover clinical trial reports preliminary data on the effect of including electromyographic data and historical information from prior gait strides in a real-time control system for a powered prosthetic leg during ambulation.
This cohort study among US medical schools investigates the effects of extra MCAT test administration time on acceptance rates, graduation rates, and pass rates on the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step examinations.
This retrospective observational study found that following implementation of rotavirus vaccination in 2006, all-cause acute gastroenteritis hospitalization rates among US children younger than 5 years declined by in each of the postvaccine years from 2008-2012.
This Viewpoint discusses the history of the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
This Viewpoint discusses the history and innovations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
This Viewpoint discusses the obstacles that America must overcome to achieve the ADA’s vision of opportunity and community inclusion for individuals with mental illness.
This Viewpoint describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act has shifted the definition of disability, taking a broad approach to the protection and integration of persons with disabilities in US society.
This review article assesses data on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and highlights the importance of early identification of patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, which may help improve patient outcomes through treatment intervention, including transplantation for those with decompensated cirrhosis.
This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a recent Cochrane review comparing NSAIDs and other therapies for reducing pain and adverse effects associated with acute gout.
This article analyzes the use of pulmonary function tests for diagnosing lung disease.
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