Researchers at a five-hospital health system in Detroit retrospectively reviewed records for all adult patients admitted to any ICU (total of 264 beds) between January 2015 and March 2018.
Researchers randomized adults with asthma or COPD admitted to general inpatient wards to receive either virtual (n=59) or in-person (n=59) educational interventions for improving inhaler technique. ... visit. Researchers tested the virtual education for
Researchers conducted the prospective, nonrandomized study from October 2015 to June 2016 at a U.S. ... Researchers analyzed chest X-ray ordering rates during the intervention period compared to control data from a historical baseline period (Oct.
As part of a secondary analysis of another study, researchers surveyed 154 attendings and trainees caring for 362 patients ages 65 years and older with surrogate decision makers at three hospitals
Researchers enrolled 290 patients who were hospitalized from July 2013 to May 2018 with recurrent C. ... Due to differences between groups in many baseline characteristics, the researchers performed comparative analyses in a propensity-matched cohort (57
Researchers randomly assigned health care workers on 12 hospital wards to use either the conventional six-step method for applying hand rub or a simplified three-step technique, and found similar ... From October through November 2015, researchers
Researchers reviewed studies of infection prevention and control measures targeting Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter baumannii, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, including contact precautions, active surveillance cultures, and monitoring, audit, and
Researchers simulated four scenarios: geographically localizing housestaff and patients, adding a nursing unit, adding a hospitalist team, and adding both a nursing unit and a hospitalist team. ... Researchers gathered administrative data about
In addition, a subset of patients provided their vaping products, which researchers tested for active ingredients and other substances. ... The researchers also reviewed medical records to assess demographic and clinical characteristics, level of care,
Researchers used data from the SILVER-AMI study, a prospective observational study of patients ages 75 years or older who were hospitalized for acute MI at 94 U.S. ... The researchers noted that their model was not validated externally, that vision and