Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. In patients with septic shock, receiving IV thiamine supplementation was associated with reduced time to lactate clearance and lower 28-day mortality rates, a recent study ... There were no differences in the
From her own personal advice, Dr. Wallace moved on to the best comanagement practices identified by recent research. ... Other recent news in the field includes the 2017 American College of Rheumatology/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
The study's findings align with previous research showing significant geographic variation in Medicare spending, the commenter also noted. ... IV hydration was noninferior to no prophylaxis for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy, as well as less
Two recent industry-funded studies reported results of comparisons of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with left main coronary artery disease (CAD). ... Computed tomography (CT) may be
Pile noted) or simply “tradition.”. The more common alternative, culturing a swab from the wound, is not always as accurate, but recent research has suggested that multiple, deep probes can correctly
Finn. Research, however, has not found a difference among the long- and short-acting drugs, or even very firm evidence of their effects. ... Phenobarbital has been the subject of recent research. “It makes the benzos much more active,” said Dr.
Krein said. Even when hospitals do provide training, recent research from Dr. ... Krein, also a research career scientist at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.
Recent research has found that hospitalized patients with ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia don't always receive defibrillation within the recommended window, and that the delay has a detrimental effect on ... The research also found a
Hospitals have increased medication safety in the past decade, but further improvement is still necessary, a recent study found. ... The analysis was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and published in the Jan.
The retrospective cohort study used the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative to analyze 188, 208 patients admitted for hip fracture from 2000 to 2011. ... These results differ from those of a recent Swedish study, which found lower