Hospitalization for firearm injury associated with risk for violence-related arrest | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Hospitalization may provide an opportunity for harm reduction interventions among patients injured by firearms or assaults, according to the study authors.
These cases and commentary, which focus on acute kidney injury, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
The labeling for tolvaptan (Samsca) has been revised due to observation of increased risk of liver injury in recent trials, the FDA announced last week.
A unique service makes hospitalists the primary physicians for certain trauma inpatients.
Frailty Index appears to predict adverse outcomes in geriatric trauma patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The Frailty Index appears to predict in-hospital complications and discharge disposition in geriatric trauma patients, a new study found.
Brain injury patients who resume warfarin may have better outcomes | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Resuming warfarin in the year after a traumatic brain injury was associated with a net benefit, due to a reduction in ischemic stroke risk, for elderly patients in a recent study.
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
Combining diuretics, anti-hypertensives and NSAIDs may pose risk of kidney injury | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Combining diuretics with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increased risk of acute kidney injury, a study found.
These cases and commentary, which address wounds, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP15).
High-dose statins associated with more admissions for acute kidney injury | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
High-potency statins were associated with more hospital admissions for acute kidney injury than lower-potency doses, a study found.