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
HIV screening recommendations, perioperative SSRI risks, anticoagulants and endocarditis, and more.
Several cardiology specialty societies released a focused update on managing patients with atrial fibrillation to include the option of using dabigatran, the first new oral anticoagulant available for clinical use in ... The update was jointly released
The researchers wrote, “On the basis of this systematic review and meta-analysis of all available data, future research should carefully distinguish between types of dementia, and investigators should consider cognitive ... The commenter also noted
Rates and causes of hospital readmissions, and the infrequency of follow-up care, were quantified in a research brief from the National Institute for Health Care Reform. ... The authors called for additional research on effective care for high-risk
Criteria for cardiac catheterization, subclinical hyperthyroidism and CHD risk, and more.
Although the CAM-ICU has high sensitivity and specificity when administered by research nurses, its performance in day-to-day practice is unknown. ... They noted that their model could be implemented without a dedicated unit, and called for further
The next step in this research would be to determine whether interventions in the immediate post-surgical period (74.2% of patients with elevated TnT had it in the first 24 ... Existing tools to predict 30-day mortality, which also have been recommended
2005 and Nov. 2006. Determination of preventable readmissions was based on 14 Prevention Quality Indicators (PQIs) developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). ... placement. Recent research has shown that PICCs are not as safe as