Last wishes of ICU patients, from bagpipe music to charitable donations, were fulfilled by researchers, who found positive impact on patients, families, and clinicians. ... Researchers compiled quantitative data from demographics, processes of care, and
Researchers analyzed English-language observational and randomized controlled studies that identified risk factors for new-onset atrial fibrillation or new-onset atrial flutter in adult patients with sepsis. ... The researchers noted that the included
Researchers in Belgium performed a multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in patients hospitalized for an acute COPD exacerbation to determine whether a three-month course of low-dose azithromycin initiated
Researchers in the United Kingdom created a frailty index using data from 27 laboratory values routinely assessed within 72 hours of hospital admission. ... The researchers noted that their study was done at only one center and that the FI-Laboratory
Using the Kaplan-Meier method to estimate probability of survival, the researchers found no significant difference overall (46% in controls vs. ... Researchers performed a case-series analysis of data from patients in three U.S.
Researchers used data between 2003 and 2012 from the Danish Stroke Registry, which provided information on all hospital admissions for stroke in Denmark (n=79,617), and the Danish Register of ... Up to ages in the mid-60s, researchers noted no difference
Researchers performed a cohort study using data from 51 hospitals in New York State that did or did not start a palliative care program between 2008 and 2014.
Researchers tested the hypothesis that adding additional information to a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin algorithm would improve diagnosis of ED patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
Based on existing patterns, the researchers projected that this access situation would stay the same or worsen over the next decade as more people are diagnosed with diabetes and other endocrine
Researchers in Spain performed a prospective multicenter study of patients hospitalized with CAP to determine the usefulness of cardiac and inflammatory biomarkers in assessing early or long-term risk for a ... The researchers noted that individual