They cautioned that the results may not be generalizable to patients with a history of DVT or to other D-dimer tests but called for research on using selective testing in ... More research needs to be done to determine precisely who is at risk and how
Hospital stays involving Clostridium difficile infections leveled off between 2008 and 2009 after rising 300% between 1993 and 2008, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) reported in January. ... Regardless, the results do not support
Automatic referral combined with a clinician discussion can increase patients' use of cardiac rehabilitation after hospital discharge, recent research suggests.
The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (IMSP) Medication Safety Self-Assessment was first launched in 2000 in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the Health Research Educational Trust. ... The analysis was funded by the Agency for
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Previous research has found that use of ICS in COPD patients reduced exacerbations but increased pneumonia, which made physicians hesitant to use them because they believed ICS must also increase mortality,
Whether incorporating a depletive fluid management strategy into a bundle of preventive measures may favorably alter patients' outcomes needs further research.”.
The American Academy of Neurology recently issued a guideline update on preventing stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). ... The guideline update reviewed the evidence published since 1998, when the Academy's last guideline on
Researchers from the ROCKET AF trial, which was funded by Johnson &Johnson Pharmaceutical Research &Development and Bayer Healthcare, performed a prespecified secondary analysis to compare outcomes of rivaroxaban and warfarin treatment ... Past research