More medications in advanced life-limiting illness can lower quality of life, increase symptom burden
deterioration in functional status, researchers conducted a secondary analysis of baseline data from a trial of statin discontinuation.
Amid concerns that the HCAP risk factors are too broad and are driving excessive antibiotic use, researchers looked at hospitalizations for pneumonia at Veterans Affairs medical centers. ... Clinicians continue to be challenged by the dilemma of whether
In a multicenter, prospective cohort study, researchers examined 821 patients with respiratory failure, cardiogenic shock or septic shock in surgical and medical ICUs. ... The researchers used linear regression to examine any associations between
Dr. Sheehy's strengths as a clinician and researcher have transformed the hospitalist division and earned the admiration of everyone who works with her, according to Douglas B.
Researchers used the Premier Healthcare Database to analyze 40,011 gram-negative bloodstream infections treated in U.S.
Researchers also looked at whether the prescribed antibiotics were clinically indicated and found that 19% of them were not, most commonly due to treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria or noninfectious lower respiratory ... Every additional 10 days of
Researchers reviewed more than 3,300 articles but found only 10 peer-reviewed studies that presented outcomes of programs to decrease the incidence of mistreatment of medical trainees in academic medical
Researchers performed a multicenter, partial-factorial trial to examine outcomes in patients who received medications to lower blood pressure after an acute stroke. ... Researchers derived the assessment, called 3D-CAM, by identifying 20 items that best
Researchers identified hospitalizations from 1993 through 2015 for opioid use, infective endocarditis, and stroke (defined as ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, or subarachnoid hemorrhage) and calculated their frequency among the U.S.
Our fourth annual Top Hospitalists issue recognizes leaders and teachers, innovators and mentors, researchers and pioneers. ... These physicians are leaders and teachers, innovators and mentors, researchers and pioneers.