The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
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.
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Antimicrobial stewardship can be successfully implemented in community hospitals, a recent study found. ... Hospitals that treated more pulmonary embolisms (PEs) had lower rates of patient mortality from the
is more likely to be treated inappropriately, according to a recent study. ... D. -dimer cutoff, a recent analysis found. The systematic review and meta-analysis used individual data on 7,268 patients, gathered from 6 prospective studies in which
There are great parts of being an academic hospitalist, from shaping the future of the physician workforce to leading the way in research and practice innovation. ... Staff writer Mollie Durkin dove into recent research on gender bias in medicine and
Readmission rates weren't meaningfully lower for hospitals with better adherence to recommended care processes, the authors of a recent study concluded. ... Opioids are a major contributor to drug overdose deaths, either when taken alone or in
The risk of seizure after ischemic stroke is at least 5%, according to recent research, while hemorrhagic strokes entail even greater risk of one or more subsequent seizures. ... To determine whether a patient has had a seizure, a neurologist would
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
Identifying the highest-quality, most cost-effective nursing home in the area probably isn't tops on your to-do list, but experts and recent research suggest that setting up systems
Kripalani on several research projects and nominated him as a top hospitalist, calls Dr. ... The main focus of her current and recent research is determining the prevalence of respiratory inhaler misuse and poor health literacy among inpatients, and