This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Psychiatry that investigated the characteristics of patients receiving euthanasia or assisted suicide for psychiatric conditions and how the practice is regulated in the Netherlands.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of patient navigation (care coordination) with or without financial incentives with usual care on viral suppression and death among hospitalized patients with HIV infection and substance use.
This cohort study compares childhood IQ scores in siblings with vs without anesthesia exposure before age 3 years.
This Viewpoint argues that more studies and trials are needed to address questions about the optimal dose, duration, and frequency of use of anesthetic agents and vulnerable periods of exposure in young children.
This randomized trial reports that among patients undergoing elective surgery under general anesthesia, sedative premedication with lorazepam compared with placebo or no premedication did not improve the self-reported patient experience the day after surgery, but was associated with modestly prolonged time to extubation and a lower rate of early cognitive recovery.
This cluster randomized trial found that among children undergoing mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure, use of a nurse-implemented, goal-directed sedation protocol did not reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation compared with usual care.