Image by Getty Images. The study was funded by the Rheumatology Research Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. ... There is a critical need for research to elucidate the risks and benefits of withholding biologics to
is more likely to be treated inappropriately, according to a recent study. ... D. -dimer cutoff, a recent analysis found. The systematic review and meta-analysis used individual data on 7,268 patients, gathered from 6 prospective studies in which
Identifying the highest-quality, most cost-effective nursing home in the area probably isn't tops on your to-do list, but experts and recent research suggest that setting up systems
although stroke and major bleeding rates were higher in the former group, a recent study found. ... A multidimensional frailty score helped predict postoperative mortality risk in elderly patients, according to a recent study.
The FDA has added a boxed warning to hydroxyethyl starch solutions about a higher risk of death and severe renal injury in critically ill patients, the agency said in a recent ... Sleep deprivation is also an important factor in post-hospitalization
Certain components of standard ventilator bundles may have a better effect on outcomes than others, according to a recent study. ... Adjustments were made for demographic characteristics, comorbid conditions, type of unit, illness severity, recent
There are great parts of being an academic hospitalist, from shaping the future of the physician workforce to leading the way in research and practice innovation. ... Staff writer Mollie Durkin dove into recent research on gender bias in medicine and
The use of hospice has increased in recent years, but a significant proportion of patients are still entering the program too early or too late, according to two studies. ... Mortality rates are decreasing for respiratory disease and increasing for
The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
Reducing MRSA in the ICU, rivaroxaban in heart failure, warfarin bridging during cardiac device surgery, and more.