16, respectively, as well as on other recent research. Studies have identified a number of issues and uncertainties in sepsis treatment, from whether to use a protocol to how to optimize ... Thus, one explanation for the protocol's failure in research is
Liberal blood transfusion strategies may be preferred to restrictive strategies in anemic patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), a recent study suggests. ... For recovering septic shock patients, treatment with midodrine may reduce duration of
Recent research, however, has called this practice into question by finding that VTE rates aren't lower at hospitals with high prophylaxis rates compared to those with low prophylaxis rates. ... Our cover story looks at the current state of VTE
Reducing MRSA in the ICU, rivaroxaban in heart failure, warfarin bridging during cardiac device surgery, and more.
necessary to reduce acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a recent study suggests. ... These findings are consistent with recent studies, they added, but may not apply to settings with lower hand hygiene compliance.
In it, he elegantly summarized recent research suggesting there is more to preventing readmissions than a good discharge and follow-up.
An editorialist wrote, “The main implications of this trial are for the initial care of symptomatic patients with moderate disease and a history of recent exacerbations.There is no evidence for ... Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Many physicians use outdated practices to assess the neurological function of patients after cardiac arrest, according to a recent survey of specialists. ... The study authors noted that although these used to be considered robust predictors, more recent
An in-hospital mobility assistance program prevented loss of community mobility 1 month after discharge, a recent study found. ... Mobility program participants received support from a trained research assistant, who helped them set daily goals and
lacking.”. Patients who survive a fragility fracture typically continue to take drugs associated with increased fracture risk, a recent study found. ... Antiplatelets and statins are underused among patients discharged from the hospital after carotid