Recent research supports the importance of adhering to GOLD guidelines on drug treatment for exacerbations, noted Gulshan Sharma, MD, MPH, pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Texas Medical
Although the CAM-ICU has high sensitivity and specificity when administered by research nurses, its performance in day-to-day practice is unknown. ... Greater blood loss from phlebotomy is associated with higher risk of anemia in patients hospitalized
In patients hospitalized with cerebral venous thrombosis, hyperglycemia at admission was a predictor of worse outcomes, a recent European study found. ... Two CMS policy changes appear to be associated with the growing number of sepsis cases, according
In it, he elegantly summarized recent research suggesting there is more to preventing readmissions than a good discharge and follow-up.
Maniaci said. Recent research has also shown how to identify patients at risk for respiratory complications: Check the expiratory flow of intubated patients during surgery. ... Another recent study to discuss with anesthesiologists was published in the
said, noting that other recent research has shown increasing mortality among heart failure patients.
Recent research has highlighted how commonly this issue appears in hospital practice. ... How long to continue anticoagulation can be a difficult decision, but recent research suggests that AF, even when precipitated by underlying conditions and assumed
Recent research suggests that hospitalization is a risk factor for post-discharge fracture in elderly patients, prompting some hospitalists to consider what measures they can take to reduce fracture risk before ... At the University of California, Irvine
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. A restrictive transfusion strategy did not reduce mortality among ICU patients with septic shock and cancer, a recent trial found. ... two recent studies.
However, they said that recent research on portal hypertension has raised concerns about the potentially harmful effects of the drugs in this population.