Patients with a VTE have more than a fourfold increased risk for cancer compared with the general population. In patients with a known malignancy, the annual incidence of VTE is 1 in 200.
From diagnosis and treatment to preventive prophylaxis.
This month's issue of ACP Hospitalist focuses on reducing heart failure readmissions, improving ICU care, and combating sexual harassment in medicine.
A meta-analysis of short-term antibiotic pro- phylaxis in this group of patients found significant improvement in infection rates and mortality (35). ... Recent guidelines recommend that. EXPERT ANALYSIS. ACPHOSPITALIST February 2014 19. MICROBIOLOGY AND
EXPERT ANALYSIS. Table 1. Presurgical test results. Component Latest reference range Results.
This month's issue tackles gender equity and workload in academic medicine.
A clinical review of the condition.
This month's issue features a look at small hospitals and readmission measures, as well as ways to prevent acute kidney injury and to predict sepsis.
Such reactions are common during. EXPERT ANALYSIS. CASE. A 51-year-old woman with relapsed epithelial ovarian cancer pres- ents to the clinic for cycle 7 of carboplatin/docetaxel.
A study published earlier this year in the New England Journal of Medicine had some sobering news for hospitals.