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
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
Hand hygiene, the July effect, migraines and stroke, 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
Administrative data were obtained from the Premier Research Database, a complete census of inpatients from about 500 U.S. ... They called for additional research to focus on patients with persistently elevated glucose after PCI, as well as the
Restrictive transfusions, hospice care use, and more.
Still, past research has shown the association between blood pressure and stroke is similar between Chinese and Western populations, they added. ... The results may appear to conflict with the initial research that motivated guidelines favoring
Systemic corticosteroids may increase the success of noninvasive mechanical ventilation and reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPDs), recent research
The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
After establishing rapid response systems, hospitals must follow through by measuring their effectiveness.