Adjunctive #Rifampin Therapy For Diabetic Foot #Osteomyelitis in the Veterans Health Administration

Among patients diagnosed with diabetes, the lifetime incidence of foot ulcers is 15%. Infection is a common complication of foot ulcers, and 20% to 60% of infections result in diabetic foot osteomyelitis (DFO). ..Patients initiating rifampin therapy within 6 weeks of the DFO diagnosis and receiving the drug for at least 14 days within 90 days of diagnosis were considered treated with rifampin. Patients not … Continue reading Adjunctive #Rifampin Therapy For Diabetic Foot #Osteomyelitis in the Veterans Health Administration

Effects of total #sleep deprivation on procedural placekeeping: More than just lapses of attention

Total sleep deprivation (TSD) impairs attention as well as higher-order cognitive processes. Because attention is a core component of many tasks, it may fully mediate the effect of sleep deprivation on higher-order processes… A large sample of participants (N = 138 contributing data) performed the Psychomotor Vigilance Task and UNRAVEL under rested or sleep-deprived conditions. TSD impaired placekeeping generally and memory maintenance processes specifically, above … Continue reading Effects of total #sleep deprivation on procedural placekeeping: More than just lapses of attention