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
Recent research on the effects of ICU care has shown mixed results. ... and we have double Canada.”. The American supply of ICU beds may have dropped in recent years, however, according to a research letter by Dr.
This update replaces the March 2011 update. The guideline writing committee looked at research on the newly approved oral P2Y. ... The advisory reviewed current guidelines and recent evidence on dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban.
Recent research has hypothesized that low cardiac output (i.e., cardiogenic shock) is a more likely culprit than systemic vasodilation (i.e., distributive shock) in ischemic hepatitis.
Antipsychotics are not effective for the prevention or treatment of delirium in hospitalized adults, according to two recent reviews. ... Intensifying the medication regimens of older patients with hypertension at hospital discharge was associated with
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
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)
Readmission rates weren't meaningfully lower for hospitals with better adherence to recommended care processes, the authors of a recent study concluded. ... Opioids are a major contributor to drug overdose deaths, either when taken alone or in
In it, he elegantly summarized recent research suggesting there is more to preventing readmissions than a good discharge and follow-up.
Recent research indicates that chest compressions may be most effective at 125 beats per minute, since this is the rate at which spontaneous circulation is most likely to return in ... O’Connor said. Also important to address in future guidelines is