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Otis Warren
A patient with alcoholism cycles in and out of the emergency department as his providers grapple with an outdated system of care.
November 1, 2016: Health Affairs
Rebecca S Bernstein, Linda N Meurer, Ellen J Plumb, Jeffrey L Jackson
We estimated hypertension and diabetes prevalence among US homeless adults compared with the general population, and investigated prevalence trends. We systematically searched 5 databases for published studies (1980-2014) that included hypertension or diabetes prevalence for US homeless adults, pooled disease prevalence, and explored heterogeneity sources. We used the National Health Interview Survey for comparison. We included data from 97366 homeless adults. The pooled prevalence of self-reported hypertension was 27...
February 2015: American Journal of Public Health
Rezak Drali, Abdoul Karim Sangaré, Amina Boutellis, Emmanouil Angelakis, Aurélie Veracx, Cristina Socolovschi, Philippe Brouqui, Didier Raoult
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May 2014: Emerging Infectious Diseases
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