After establishing rapid response systems, hospitals must follow through by measuring their effectiveness.
The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
HIV screening recommendations, perioperative SSRI risks, anticoagulants and endocarditis, and more.
Further research is needed to determine definitively whether use of the STOPP criteria reduces adverse events, medication costs and health care utilization, the authors said. ... He also suggested that future research assess any unintended consequences
Automatic referral combined with a clinician discussion can increase patients' use of cardiac rehabilitation after hospital discharge, recent research suggests.
Hospital stays involving Clostridium difficile infections leveled off between 2008 and 2009 after rising 300% between 1993 and 2008, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) reported in January. ... Regardless, the results do not support
Researchers from the ROCKET AF trial, which was funded by Johnson &Johnson Pharmaceutical Research &Development and Bayer Healthcare, performed a prespecified secondary analysis to compare outcomes of rivaroxaban and warfarin treatment ... Past research
IVC filters and risk of death from pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis within two hours of stroke onset, and more.
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. ... Additional research is needed, they said, on the reasons behind ICU drug
This study confirms and extends prior research showing that survival and functional outcomes are poor in nursing home residents who have a hip fracture, the study authors concluded. ... Results were published online June 24 by the Journal of Pain Research