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Maintain vigilance for MERS

health care settings, related to breaches in infection prevention and control practices, according to a WHO report. ... The virus does not appear to transmit easily from person to person unless there is close contact, such as providing clinical care to
October 2015

Combination treatment for COPD associated with lower rate of exacerbations versus usual care

furoate-vilanterol group versus 1.64 per year in the usual care group) (P=0.02). ... However, they also stated that the trial was conducted in a largely unsupervised manner over a year and as such reflects factors involved in usual clinical care, such as
September 2016

Uncertainty is the essence of medicine

In the clinical care of patients, physicians have been trained to manage uncertainty with skill and confidence. ... clinical impression may be stated in the form of a differential diagnosis as ‘possible,’ ‘probable,’ or ‘rule out’ (R/O)
July 2014

How year-two skills are forged from year-one lessons

Though much less intense, my medical school clinical clerkships did in fact prepare me to be an intern. ... This can be difficult early on in the academic year when interns are learning the basic ins and outs of clinical care, such as how to place orders,
January 2014

Algorithm may help guide antibiotic therapy for staphylococcal bacteremia

of clinical care. ... Clinical success was documented in 82.0% of patients assigned to receive algorithm-based therapy and 81.5% of those receiving usual care (difference, 0.5%; one-sided 97.5% CI,
October 2018

Act early to avert AKI

Kellum, MD, a professor of critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. ... We as researchers scratch our heads,” said Dr. Thakar. “Maybe overall intensive care has improved.
October 2013

Negative, positive vs. even fluid balance may increase long-term mortality risk among critically ill, study finds

Results were published online on April 21 by Critical Care Medicine. ... The authors stated that their findings have implications for clinical care, such as the current use of negative fluid balance as a justification for liberating patients early from
May 2017

In the News

only. The performance measures, classified under the domain of effective clinical care, were as follows:. ... Monthly international normalized ratio for warfarin treatment (outpatient). The quality measures were classified under the domains of effective
October 2016

Mandatory flu vaccines work but can raise issues for workers

There are numerous nosocomial outbreaks of influenza traced back to an infected health care worker that have been documented in the literature.” In addition, a meta-analysis published in Clinical Infectious ... Medical staff who do not comply are
October 2015

Finding atrial fibrillation in the hospital

Such devices are capable of assessing and tracking heart rhythm and potentially integrating that information with clinical care. ... Others—such as risk of falls—are more difficult to quantify, requiring clinical judgment and consultations with
August 2019

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