Bridging afib patients whose anticoagulation is interrupted may raise risk of bleeding, adverse events
Routinely bridging patients with atrial fibrillation whose oral anticoagulation is interrupted for a procedure may increase their risk for bleeding and adverse events, an observational study found.
Patients with severe ischemic stroke may benefit from thrombectomy within 6 hours of symptom onset, a new study found.
Metoclopramide may help reduce pneumonia in patients with stroke who are fed via nasogastric tubes, according to a new small study.
Benzodiazepines are frequently prescribed long-term and to elderly patients, despite guidelines to the contrary, a recent study found.
ACP members are invited to participate in ACP's newest Special Interest Group on Point-of-Care Ultrasound. The Special Interest Groups are a private online community that allows members to share experiences, questions and creative solutions with like-minded physicians at their own convenience.