Recent research could change standard practice.
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
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
Recent research suggests that improvements in efficiency during the inpatient stay can lower LOS without increasing unnecessary readmissions.
For stabilized patients with gram-negative bacteremia, seven days of antibiotic therapy worked as well as 14 days, a recent trial found. ... Results were published as a research letter on Dec. 11, 2018, by Annals of Internal Medicine and appeared in the
Florida. “In patients with recent MI, the major new questions are: Do all patients require treatment? ... For patients with coronary artery disease who have neither heart failure nor a history of MI, recent research suggests that beta-blockers don't
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Lung ultrasound performed at the bedside may be useful for diagnosing pneumonia, according to a recent study. ... a recent observational study.
long-term clinical outcomes after acute myocardial infarction (MI), a recent study suggested. ... Procalcitonin values demonstrated accuracy in differentiating viral from bacterial community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in a recent study, but not at
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.
The results of this study, combined with a recent registry study, “provide complementary evidence that MRI scanning can be performed safely in patients with legacy devices, provided that an appropriate protocol