Yet research has shown that the easiest method for assessing volume depletion—the physical exam—is not very effective. ... Recent research has shown that elevated troponin levels are associated with worse outcomes.
Certain components of standard ventilator bundles may have a better effect on outcomes than others, according to a recent study. ... Adjustments were made for demographic characteristics, comorbid conditions, type of unit, illness severity, recent
Based on recent research, anecdotal experiences and even local hospital culture, physicians have developed their own strategies for treating HCAP—not all of which are concordant with the guidelines. ... The multiple risk factors include severe pneumonia
Physicians should weigh the possible risks before prescribing antipsychotics to older patients; recent research suggests the drugs are also associated with a higher risk of death in the elderly. ... The research was published in the May issue of the
Pantilat. In particular, recent research has shown that some of the things physicians thought they were doing to help patients at the end of life are actually ineffective and even potentially ... Pantilat. Research has shown that even 20 mg of
The possibility that ICU treatment doesn't benefit some of the patients who receive it has been substantiated by recent research. ... Escobar, MD, regional director for hospital operations research for Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Region and
wake of recent research. ... His research also looked at why these hypoglycemic episodes occur, and found that many are due to a nutrition/insulin mismatch.
Irrigation during incision and drainage of cutaneous abscesses does not improve 30-day success of treatment, a recent study found. ... Choosing ICU care for pneumonia patients who could instead have been admitted to medical wards appeared to reduce
Kripalani on several research projects and nominated him as a top hospitalist, calls Dr. ... The main focus of her current and recent research is determining the prevalence of respiratory inhaler misuse and poor health literacy among inpatients, and
ACP Member Shoshana Herzig, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of hospital medicine research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. ... While opioids are almost always part of the pain management