Baltimore communities subject to historic redlining still have lower average life expectancies - by around five years - today
- PLoS ONE
Waiting more than 5 hours in emergency care before admission to hospital is linked to a heightened risk of death from any cause within the next 30 days, reveals a study of more than 5 million patients in England and published online in the Emergency Medicine Journal. This can be measured and represented as a ‘number needed to harm metric’, of 1 extra death for every 82 patients delayed after 6-8 hours, conclude the researchers.
- Emergency Medicine Journal
A newly proposed checklist outlines six objectives to strive for in the development of machine-learning algorithms that help clinicians make health care decisions and recommendations for patients. Tyler Loftus of University of Florida Health, Gainesville, and colleagues present this framework in an opinion piece for the open-access journal PLOS Digital Health on January 18, 2022.
Mobile phone-based interventions for mental health: A systematic meta-review of 14 meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials