The statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) offers recommendations for indication and duration of electrocardiographic monitoring by patient population, as well as an overview of arrhythmia, ischemia, and QTc monitoring.
Rates of mortality, recurrent bloodstream infections, and Clostridium difficile infections within 30 days were similar whether patients received eight or 15 days of antibiotics.
Hospital medicine faculty members with at least seven years' experience were paired with hospitalists who had three or fewer years' experience in the field and similar interests for at least five meetings.
Spending was compared among six groups of Medicare beneficiaries: nonelderly disabled, frail elderly, major complex chronic, minor complex chronic, simple chronic, and relatively healthy.
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