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.
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
Hand hygiene, the July effect, migraines and stroke, and more.
Automatic referral combined with a clinician discussion can increase patients' use of cardiac rehabilitation after hospital discharge, recent research suggests.
He called for additional research to examine the use of newer anticoagulants in specific populations of patients with ACS. ... A research letter and an opinion piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine on Dec.
The American Academy of Neurology recently issued a guideline update on preventing stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). ... The guideline update reviewed the evidence published since 1998, when the Academy's last guideline on
The authors also called for longer-term research on AUD in bariatric surgery patients and investigation of the disorder's relationship to postoperative weight control. ... Researchers performed a prospective cohort study of patients with Alzheimer's
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