Researchers retrospectively assessed racial and ethnic disparities in postcardiac arrest outcomes in 367 patients undergoing targeted temperature management, including continuous electroencephalogram monitoring.
The researchers noted that their results were vulnerable to selection bias and may not be generalizable to other critically ill populations, among other limitations. ... Researchers conducted a quasi-experimental, pre-post implementation study of the
She chose to enter medicine to help people on the continent, and she ultimately completed a fellowship in infectious diseases with intentions of returning to Africa as a researcher.
Researchers analyzed randomized clinical trials that used lung protective ventilation and other interventions in adults with moderate to severe ARDS in the ICU. ... The researchers noted that their study could have been subject to bias, that only
difficile researcher and research physician at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Ill. ... Thus for every 25 patients with severe infection, the researchers calculated, prescribing vancomycin could avert one death.
At seven EDs in the U.S. and Canada, researchers obtained blood cultures in patients who presented with severe manifestations of sepsis.
Researchers measured antimicrobial utilization in days of therapy per 1,000 patient-days for a 12-month baseline period and a six-month intervention period and also estimated antimicrobial cost savings.
Researchers in Montreal performed a cluster randomized trial of patients discharged from two medical and two surgical units at McGill University Health Centre between October 2014 and November 2016.
Researchers sought to determine the relationship between stopping digoxin and outcomes among hospitalized patients with heart failure and an ejection fraction of 45% or less. ... Digoxin was discontinued before discharge in 721 patients, and researchers
The average length of stay was slightly higher, at 3.4 days versus 2.7 days before implementation, which the researchers did not consider statistically significant.