An in-hospital mobility assistance program prevented loss of community mobility 1 month after discharge, a recent study found. ... Mobility program participants received support from a trained research assistant, who helped them set daily goals and
The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
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.
There are great parts of being an academic hospitalist, from shaping the future of the physician workforce to leading the way in research and practice innovation. ... Staff writer Mollie Durkin dove into recent research on gender bias in medicine and
The FDA has added a boxed warning to hydroxyethyl starch solutions about a higher risk of death and severe renal injury in critically ill patients, the agency said in a recent ... Sleep deprivation is also an important factor in post-hospitalization
The study authors noted that previous research has shown improvements in mortality with higher calling rates but that these studies failed to adjust for overall improvements in hospital mortality over time, ... The authors called for additional research
Liberal blood transfusion strategies may be preferred to restrictive strategies in anemic patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), a recent study suggests. ... For recovering septic shock patients, treatment with midodrine may reduce duration of
Another recent sepsis study found that lactate and base excess may be useful to guide fluid resuscitation in sepsis. ... editorial. For example, no previous research has identified an association between low diastolic blood pressure and readmissions.
They recommended that these findings be incorporated into future guidelines but also be clarified by further research into normal versus excessive BP differences between arms. ... In addition, multidrug resistance has increased and fewer new
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