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
D. -dimer cutoff for safely ruling out pulmonary embolism (PE), especially in elderly patients, according to a recent study. ... Implementing telemedicine care in the ICU improved mortality and length of stay, according to a large recent study.
Delivering noninvasive ventilation (NIV) by helmet helped patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), while aspirin treatment did not, according to 2 recent studies. ... Faster treatment significantly improved functional outcomes among
although stroke and major bleeding rates were higher in the former group, a recent study found. ... A multidimensional frailty score helped predict postoperative mortality risk in elderly patients, according to a recent study.
In patients hospitalized with cerebral venous thrombosis, hyperglycemia at admission was a predictor of worse outcomes, a recent European study found. ... Two CMS policy changes appear to be associated with the growing number of sepsis cases, according
from the ED, even though most lacked an appropriate clinical indication, according to a recent study. ... Results appeared in a research letter published in the October JAMA Internal Medicine.
Researchers developed a risk score that accurately predicted risk of acute kidney injury among orthopedic surgery patients, according to a recent British study. ... The authors noted that the existing research on thrombectomy is very heterogenous, with
Comprehensive geriatric assessment of older adults appears to improve hospital survival, a recent study indicates. ... Patients were about equally satisfied when they were cared for by hospitalists or primary care physicians, a recent study found.
That finding differs from both clinical guidelines supporting early nasoenteric feeding and previous research. ... Results were published online Nov. 4, 2014, by BMJ Open Diabetes Research &Care.
Statin treatment was associated with less energy and more exertional fatigue, according to a recent analysis. ... Recent guidelines describe the appropriate uses of arterial ultrasound and physiological testing for patients with known or suspected