found. Researchers assessed a cohort of colonized patients identified through a systematic C.
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
From October 2014 through October 2015, researchers implemented two core antimicrobial stewardship interventions at four community hospitals with limited infectious diseases physician support in North Carolina (median bed size, 305; range,
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
To test the program's effect on readmissions, researchers randomly assigned 800 hospitalized patients with medically and socially complex conditions and at least one additional hospitalization in the prior six months
Researchers monitored patients for complications until 30 days after surgery and assessed the association between complications and 30-day mortality.
Researchers created a risk prediction score based on history of deep venous thrombosis (DVT), active cancer, hospital stay of six or more days before imaging, and age 46 years or older. ... Using recursive partitioning, researchers identified four
Researchers prospectively enrolled patients in six countries who presented to an ED with symptoms of NSTEMI from May 2006 to April 2016. ... The researchers noted that excellent safety was confirmed in multiple subgroup analyses including patients who
Researchers in Switzerland performed a prospective diagnostic cohort study at a university hospital to determine whether using very low levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) could safely and