Gastric Acid Suppression and Outcomes in Clostridium difficile Infection: A Population-Based Study.

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Dr. Sahil Khanna, Gastroenterology Fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of medications, including proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and histamine type 2 (H2) blockers, on outcomes in patients with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in a population-based cohort. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00483-1/fulltext

Derivation and Validation of Electronic Strategies to Identify Risk Factors for Postop Acute Lung Injury

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Dr. Daryl Kor, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the May 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on electronic search strategies to identify pertinent risk factors for postoperative acute lung injury. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3gcpzgx