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.
effects. Recent research has tried to identify patient risk factors that predict AKI. ... Ongoing research, though, continues to find gaps in what's understood about the onset of AKI and therefore how to prevent it.
The Frailty Index appears to predict in-hospital complications and discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients, a recent study found. ... A simple score can help predict seizure risk up to 5 years after intracerebral hemorrhage, a recent study
Promoting alertness and orientation during daytime hours also helps prevent delirium, according to recent research. ... Another promising area of research is cognitive stimulation—”essentially using games to exercise the brain,” said Dr.
Pneumonia after acute stroke is associated with several other kinds of inpatient medical complications, a recent study found. ... In atrial fibrillation patients, apixaban before cardioversion appears to be as safe as warfarin, a recent study found.
Maniaci said. Recent research has also shown how to identify patients at risk for respiratory complications: Check the expiratory flow of intubated patients during surgery. ... Another recent study to discuss with anesthesiologists was published in the
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
Systemic corticosteroids may increase the success of noninvasive mechanical ventilation and reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPDs), recent research
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.
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.