A meta-analysis of short-term antibiotic pro-phylaxis in this group of patients found significant improvement ininfection rates and mortality (35). ... Recent guidelines recommend that. EXPERT ANALYSIS. ACPHOSPITALIST February 2014 19. MICROBIOLOGY AND
Also on the clinical side, our Q&A dives into Sepsis-3 and this month's Expert Analysis explains hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
A pulmonary embolism can present in a variety of clinical scenarios; however, there are several features that are typical.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the management outcome studies. J Thromb Haemost. ... C, et al. Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report.
This month's issue features our 2015 Top Hospitalists, along with a feature on detecting human trafficking and an Expert Analysis on malignant bowel obstruction.
While previous studies have suggested that bicarbonate solutions are superior to saline solutions, a recent meta-analysis showed no difference when the most up-to-date studies are included.
This month's Q&A and Expert Analysis focus on end-of-life care and subsegmental pulmonary embolism, respectively, and a Perspectives piece reviews.
In other clinical coverage, our expert analysis offers helpful advice on whether and how to use parenteral iron for treating preoperative iron deficiency anemia.
EXPERT ANALYSIS. Table 1. Characteristics of antibody-mediated immune deficienciesAntibody defect Presentation Diagnostic study Associated conditions.
It reviews guidelines and expert advice on appropriate use of the drugs in the hospital, and it describes projects that some hospitals have put in place to get practice in line ... This issue also includes multiple examples of reader-submitted clinical