Hospitalists across the U.S. vary widely in their use and knowledge of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs), a recent survey found. ... placement. Recent research has shown that PICCs are not as safe as historically assumed, the study authors
The latter 2 categories drive most of Dr. Oxnard's excitement, but even chemotherapy has improved in recent years, especially the experience of it. ... Dr. Oxnard pointed to recent research finding that cancer patients referred to palliative care
Sleep deprivation is also an important factor in post-hospitalization syndrome, which recent research suggests may increase readmissions, they noted.
said, noting that other recent research has shown increasing mortality among heart failure patients. ... group. These findings suggesting potential benefit from the strategy should be confirmed by future research, the authors said.
Chopra said. The gaps in hospitalists' mental knowledge about PICCs were made apparent in a recent survey he and colleagues published in the June Journal of Hospital Medicine. ... Umscheid said. Broader dissemination of recent research findings about the
routinely in patients outside of the intensive care unit, a recent study concluded. ... Automatic referral combined with a clinician discussion can increase patients' use of cardiac rehabilitation after hospital discharge, recent research suggests.
Physicians should weigh the possible risks before prescribing antipsychotics to older patients; recent research suggests the drugs are also associated with a higher risk of death in the elderly. ... The research was published in the May issue of the
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.
Several recent studies offer insight into how the hospital environment can affect inpatient sleep quality and patient outcomes, as well as highlighting actions hospitalists can take to ensure patients get the ... Some of these obstacles to sleep may be
In addition, the findings highlight the need for future research to improve antimicrobial stewardship in the setting of asthma,” the authors said. ... They called for revision of the IDSA guidelines, but also more research comparing OPAT and hospital