Based on the study's results, physicians might consider supportive treatment and watchful waiting in stable patients until the pathogen causing the complicated urinary tract infection is identified, the authors suggested.
One general medicine unit educated prescribers and nursing staff about subcutaneous opioid administration and successfully adopted a standard of practice preferring oral and subcutaneous opioids over IVs.
Amyloid-β (1-40) was associated with mortality, even after adjustment for variables including age, sex, diabetes, high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and C-reactive protein levels, revascularization, and acute coronary syndrome (ACS) type.
Combination therapy versus aspirin alone associated with fewer ischemic events, higher hemorrhage risk after minor stroke or TIA
Aspirin plus clopidogrel reduces risk for recurrent ischemic stroke immediately after a high-risk transient ischemic attack (TIA) or noncardioembolic ischemic stroke but should be used only for the first three weeks, an accompanying editorial said.