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
from the ED, even though most lacked an appropriate clinical indication, according to a recent study. ... Results appeared in a research letter published in the October JAMA Internal Medicine.
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
Finn. Research, however, has not found a difference among the long- and short-acting drugs, or even very firm evidence of their effects. ... Phenobarbital has been the subject of recent research. “It makes the benzos much more active,” said Dr.
Other recent research has shown gaps in pay, speaking gigs, and research authorship for female academic hospitalists. ... Carnes, who directs the Center for Women's Health Research at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Pile noted) or simply “tradition.”. The more common alternative, culturing a swab from the wound, is not always as accurate, but recent research has suggested that multiple, deep probes can correctly
Existing tools to predict 30-day mortality, which also have been recommended to identify patients for ICU admission, have been shown in recent research to not accurately predict ICU admission, the
Recent research suggests that an active care management program can help these patients recover. ... Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, research coordinator of the VA Stroke QUERI Center and lead author of the Stroke study.
The possibility that ICU treatment doesn't benefit some of the patients who receive it has been substantiated by recent research. ... Escobar, MD, regional director for hospital operations research for Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Region and
Recent research on the effects of ICU care has shown mixed results. ... and we have double Canada.”. The American supply of ICU beds may have dropped in recent years, however, according to a research letter by Dr.