Researchers examined the rate of medical errors, the primary safety outcome, in 1,259 patients (5,772 patient-days).
The researchers used network meta-analysis to compare the effectiveness of 4 strategies: no promotion of hand hygiene, single-component interventions, WHO-5, and WHO-5 plus other components, such as ... However, the researchers were able to glean insight
Researchers in Ontario performed a population-based, nested case-control study in patients who were eligible for public drug coverage and received prescription opioids between Aug.
One question researchers hoped patient data might help answer was whether their readmissions were preventable. ... The researchers found that physical symptom burden and physical health perceptions, on average, recovered measurably within 30 days of
Researchers randomly assigned 5,177 patients (4,993 of whom were included in the final analysis) at high risk for renal complications using a 2-by-2 factorial design to receive
Researchers identified 149,963 patients who met criteria for HCAP according to 2005 guidelines from the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America and assessed whether their treatment was
Researchers at a primary and tertiary care stroke center in Austria trained nurses to perform the Gugging Swallowing Screen in all acute stroke patients on a 24/7 basis, then compared
One hospital administrator who attended the meeting became an important ally, helping the researchers pinpoint key people at OHSU to join the effort.
Researchers in Italy derived two models from 717 patients, one for the study's primary outcome and one for the secondary outcome.
To determine the impact of the guideline, researchers performed a retrospective analysis of nationally representative data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey from ... The researchers