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
The use of hospice has increased in recent years, but a significant proportion of patients are still entering the program too early or too late, according to two studies. ... Mortality rates are decreasing for respiratory disease and increasing for
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
Use of a lung-protective ventilation strategy during major abdominal surgery appears to improve outcomes, according to a recent study. ... Risk stratification using an electronic medical record (EMR) helped reduce readmissions for heart failure, a recent
This is a much-needed provision that incorporates recent research showing the central role of systemic inflammation in the devel-opment of malnutrition.
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.
Patients with and without baseline cardiovascular disease are developing cardiac injury, research shows. ... Cardiac complications of COVID-19 and strategies for managing mechanical ventilation for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
Most nursing home residents who undergo lower-extremity revascularization are unlikely to benefit from it, according to a recent study. ... Inpatients were significantly more likely to develop a hospital-acquired condition if they were admitted during
Image by Getty Images. The study was funded by the Rheumatology Research Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. ... There is a critical need for research to elucidate the risks and benefits of withholding biologics to
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