Prediction of #anemia and estimation of hemoglobin concentration using a smartphone #camera

Anemia, defined as a low hemoglobin concentration, has a large impact on the health of the world’s population. We describe the use of a ubiquitous device, the smartphone, to predict hemoglobin concentration and screen for anemia. This was a prospective convenience sample study conducted in Emergency Department (ED) patients of an academic teaching hospital. In …

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#Hydroxychloroquine and Mortality Among Patients With Systemic #Lupus Erythematosus in the General Population

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has been associated with improved survival among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) from tertiary referral centers. We aimed to determine the potential impact of HCQ use on the risk of mortality among SLE patients in the general population. MethodsWe conducted a nested case–control study within an incident SLE cohort from the entire …

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