CVO. 2. Other recent research has confirmed that patients with low levels have worse outcomes, he noted, citing a study published in November 2014 by Critical Care finding an association between ... Looking even farther into the future of sepsis care
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.
Azithromycin and levofloxacin were both associated with increased cardiac risk compared with amoxicillin, a recent study found. ... Incorrect antibiotic prescribing is common among inpatients in U.S. hospitals, according to a recent report from the CDC.
However, they said that recent research on portal hypertension has raised concerns about the potentially harmful effects of the drugs in this population. ... An undetectable eosinophil count at admission for Clostridium difficile is a significant
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. A restrictive transfusion strategy did not reduce mortality among ICU patients with septic shock and cancer, a recent trial found. ... two recent studies.
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
They recommended that these findings be incorporated into future guidelines but also be clarified by further research into normal versus excessive BP differences between arms. ... In addition, multidrug resistance has increased and fewer new
The HCAP guidelines were always controversial, and a recent update removed the specific recommendations for HCAP and placed HCAP into the guidelines for CAP instead, the study authors noted. ... Noninvasive sputum culture may be helpful in guiding
Other recent research has shown gaps in pay, speaking gigs, and research authorship for female academic hospitalists. ... Carnes, who directs the Center for Women's Health Research at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Subsequent bundled payments programs have provided additional impetus. Clinicians and researchers speaking at the conference described some of the resulting readmission-reduction research and outcomes. ... Problems include the particular penalization of