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Postoperative function, hip fracture, and more

It included only patients with MMSE scores of 24 or higher, so further research would be required in patients with mild cognitive impairment. ... most distressing finding,” since previous research has shown that hip fracture in advanced dementia is
October 2018

Studies on bedside lung ultrasound, preoperative frailty screening, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Lung ultrasound performed at the bedside may be useful for diagnosing pneumonia, according to a recent study. ... a recent observational study.
May 2017

Act early to avert AKI

Based on some recent research, including a study published in the Oct. ... The bad news is that the research also shows that patients who do survive to discharge face increased risks, both of kidney problems and death, in the years afterward.
October 2013

Speedy sepsis care, intubation after cardiac arrest, and more

In patients who recently had an acute ischemic stroke, prolonged Holter monitoring identified significantly more cases of atrial fibrillation than standard care, a recent study found. ... Antipyretic treatment does not significantly improve 28-day or
June 2017

Put a number on it: Rating patient acuity

Aware of recent research showing that increased handoffs can lead to worse patient outcomes and that some bad outcomes on the wards, especially cardiac arrests, are predictable, the Chicago hospitalists looked ... Although research on the effects of the
December 2011

Improving outcomes with new roles

Despite having the same number of rapid responses, “our codes have been the lowest in the recent years,” said Dr. ... Other programs might want to consider these benefits, especially in light of recent research questioning hospitalists' value, he
November 2011

Antibiotics and AKI, stroke rehab, and more

They called for further research into the role of the ED in supporting care transitions for recently hospitalized patients. ... Thirty-day mortality rates may be an effective measure of hospitals' quality of care for heart failure (HF) patients,
June 2018

Major recall of Tylenol and other McNeil products; concerns about BPA in infants, kids

Based on recent studies, the FDA recently expressed concern about the potential effects of BPA on the brain, behavior, and prostate gland of fetuses, infants and children. ... A March 2008 FDA Early Communication had described data suggesting a small
March 2010

Speed of sepsis care, early feeding for mild pancreatitis, and more

A program focused on enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) was associated with decreased length of stay and postoperative complication rates, according to a recent study. ... A bundle of interventions reduced ventilator-associated events in ICUs in
November 2017

Virtual glucose monitoring, statins and heart surgery

The study's findings align with previous research showing significant geographic variation in Medicare spending, the commenter also noted. ... IV hydration was noninferior to no prophylaxis for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy, as well as less
August 2017

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