A program focused on enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) was associated with decreased length of stay and postoperative complication rates, according to a recent study. ... A bundle of interventions reduced ventilator-associated events in ICUs in
Recent research suggests that improvements in efficiency during the inpatient stay can lower LOS without increasing unnecessary readmissions.
Recent research has found that programs incorporating art therapy (which has traditionally been used mostly with pediatric and psychiatric patients) reduced pain and fatigue for adult cancer patients.
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
Pneumonia after acute stroke is associated with several other kinds of inpatient medical complications, a recent study found. ... In atrial fibrillation patients, apixaban before cardioversion appears to be as safe as warfarin, a recent study found.
In it, he elegantly summarized recent research suggesting there is more to preventing readmissions than a good discharge and follow-up.
The Frailty Index appears to predict in-hospital complications and discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients, a recent study found. ... A simple score can help predict seizure risk up to 5 years after intracerebral hemorrhage, a recent study
The findings show the importance of seeking confirmatory research before implementation of a practice and observing new practices for potential harms. ... cost-effectiveness data on the subject, so more research is needed, the editorialist wrote.
research should identify specific strategies and interventions that improve the value and efficiency of care. ... said. Critical care physicians vary widely in their estimates of ICU benefit, according to a recent study.
Most nursing home residents who undergo lower-extremity revascularization are unlikely to benefit from it, according to a recent study. ... Inpatients were significantly more likely to develop a hospital-acquired condition if they were admitted during