Recent research indicates that chest compressions may be most effective at 125 beats per minute, since this is the rate at which spontaneous circulation is most likely to return in ... O’Connor said. Also important to address in future guidelines is
The most common discharge diagnoses are similar across general internal medicine (GIM) services at different hospitals, a recent study found. ... Specialized devices and dressings didn't significantly reduce rates of peripheral IV catheter (PIVC) failure,
Recent guidelines that provide algorithms for triage, diagnosis, and diagnostic testing may also help, as well as improved discharge planning and patient education, the authors said. ... In addition, patients with recent stent implantation were excluded,
Delivering noninvasive ventilation (NIV) by helmet helped patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), while aspirin treatment did not, according to 2 recent studies. ... Faster treatment significantly improved functional outcomes among
The frequently poor outcomes of nursing home residents who have a hip fracture were quantified by a recent study. ... Some other recent publications assessed the use, and probable overuse, of opioids in the U.S.
Recent research suggests it may be, at least as far as medication errors go.
However, other research has shown additional ways in which isolation precautions negatively impact care, including psychological effects, fewer contacts with clinicians, and greater inpatient deconditioning. ... However, the lack of benefit in patients
It's not that [the research] has failed. It just hasn't been done. ... Betancourt. He also noted that recent research has shown that cross-cultural populations tend to have longer lengths of stay.
This update replaces the March 2011 update. The guideline writing committee looked at research on the newly approved oral P2Y. ... The advisory reviewed current guidelines and recent evidence on dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban.
Hydroxyethyl starch for fluid resuscitation fared poorly in two recent meta-analyses involving critically ill patients. ... 15 by BMJ. Rivaroxaban is noninferior to enoxaparin for standard-duration venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in acutely ill