An editorialist wrote, “The main implications of this trial are for the initial care of symptomatic patients with moderate disease and a history of recent exacerbations.There is no evidence for ... Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Vaccination for influenza does not appear to increase risk for adverse outcomes in hospitalized surgical patients, according to a recent study. ... Among older patients who were discharged from the ED, certain factors were associated with death or ICU
The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
Recent research suggests it may be, at least as far as medication errors go.
research should identify specific strategies and interventions that improve the value and efficiency of care. ... said. Critical care physicians vary widely in their estimates of ICU benefit, according to a recent study.
Although group buy-in was key to the initiative's success, recent research suggests that culture change may require less buy-in than previously thought, said Dr. ... Skandhan. “Previously, they used to say 35% of people have to be bought in for a new
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
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.
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
Hospitalists are always working to improve handoffs to primary care physicians, and recent research suggests that pending test results at discharge are a particularly vulnerable area. ... Lack of mentors can be a problem, as can lack of time to