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Imaging not associated with increased AKI risk in stroke patients, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The meta-analysis compared rates of acute kidney injury (AKI) among patients (including some with chronic kidney disease) who underwent computed tomographic (CT) angiography, CT perfusion, or noncontrast CT.

Stroke imaging and AKI, beta-blockers after MI, and more. | ACP Hospitalist

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High-sensitivity troponin I with or without advanced cardiac imaging may help assess risk in patients who present with chest pain | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Low plasma troponin concentrations could identify two-thirds of patients who could be safely discharged, reducing hospital admissions and benefitting both patients and health care clinicians, the authors of 1 study concluded.

Testing for cellulitis, opioid use recommendations, and more | ACP Hospitalist

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Unnecessary blood tests and imaging common in cellulitis hospitalizations, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Over two-thirds of patients with uncomplicated cellulitis received imaging, none of which would have been recommended by guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Clinical decision support may be best strategy to reduce imaging for pulmonary embolism | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

In a systematic review of 17 studies, electronic clinical decision support was associated with a reduction in the use of imaging ranging between 8.3% and 25.4%, a rise in diagnostic yield of 3.4% to 4.4%, and an increase in appropriate ordering of

July 2013 | ACP Hospitalist

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Cardiovascular imaging societies develop action plan for increasing radiation safety | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

A think tank of cardiovascular imaging stakeholders developed a consensus plan on several broad directions for ensuring patient safety in an era of increased medical radiation.

December 2015 | ACP Hospitalist

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ACC/ACR release recommendations on imaging in heart failure | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Recommendations on the appropriate use of imaging in heart failure patients were released by the American College of Radiology and the American College of Cardiology Foundation last week.

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