The retrospective cohort study used the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative to analyze 188,208 patients admitted for hip fracture from 2000 to 2011. ... These results differ from those of a recent Swedish study, which found lower
routinely in patients outside of the intensive care unit, a recent study concluded. ... Automatic referral combined with a clinician discussion can increase patients' use of cardiac rehabilitation after hospital discharge, recent research suggests.
care practices; advocating for the development of regionalized systems of care; and outlining future research priorities. ... The results differ from previous research on other patient populations with severe bacterial infections, the authors noted.
Recent research could change standard practice.
Autoimmune disorders and infections may increase patients' risk for mood disorders, according to a recent study. ... Two patients originally diagnosed with human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA) were found to have Borrelia miyamotoi infection instead,
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
Rates and causes of hospital readmissions, and the infrequency of follow-up care, were quantified in a research brief from the National Institute for Health Care Reform. ... The authors called for additional research on effective care for high-risk
0.6% of controls; adjusted rate ratio [ARR], 4.50). Neither recent use (0.3% of cases vs. ... Thrombolytic therapy improves mortality in unstable patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) but is underused, according to a recent study.
Although the CAM-ICU has high sensitivity and specificity when administered by research nurses, its performance in day-to-day practice is unknown. ... Greater blood loss from phlebotomy is associated with higher risk of anemia in patients hospitalized
An accompanying editorial noted that another recent trial of a tele-ICU found no benefit to the intervention. ... Further research is needed to determine definitively whether use of the STOPP criteria reduces adverse events, medication costs and health