They called for future research to identify which patient subgroups would benefit most from filter placement. ... Patients taking glucocorticoids before hospital admission for stroke may be at higher mortality risk, according to a recent study.
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.
An in-hospital mobility assistance program prevented loss of community mobility 1 month after discharge, a recent study found. ... Mobility program participants received support from a trained research assistant, who helped them set daily goals and
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
The FDA has added a boxed warning to hydroxyethyl starch solutions about a higher risk of death and severe renal injury in critically ill patients, the agency said in a recent ... Sleep deprivation is also an important factor in post-hospitalization
Vaccination for influenza does not appear to increase risk for adverse outcomes in hospitalized surgical patients, according to a recent study. ... Among older patients who were discharged from the ED, certain factors were associated with death or ICU
necessary to reduce acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a recent study suggests. ... These findings are consistent with recent studies, they added, but may not apply to settings with lower hand hygiene compliance.
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
The possibility that ICU treatment doesn't benefit some of the patients who receive it has been substantiated by recent research. ... Dr. Wunsch's research has shown that the United Kingdom has many fewer ICU beds per capita than the U.S, but similar
The frequently poor outcomes of nursing home residents who have a hip fracture were quantified by a recent study. ... Some other recent publications assessed the use, and probable overuse, of opioids in the U.S.