Hospitalists are always working to improve handoffs to primary care physicians, and recent research suggests that pending test results at discharge are a particularly vulnerable area. ... Lack of mentors can be a problem, as can lack of time to
Recent research has highlighted how commonly this issue appears in hospital practice. ... How long to continue anticoagulation can be a difficult decision, but recent research suggests that AF, even when precipitated by underlying conditions and assumed
New guidance from ACP and recent trials do not support the use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19, and a pharmacokinetic analysis showed potential problems with lopinavir/ritonavir therapy. ... In other recent research on potential therapies for COVID-19,
CVO. 2. Other recent research has confirmed that patients with low levels have worse outcomes, he noted, citing a study published in November 2014 by Critical Care finding an association between ... Looking even farther into the future of sepsis care
Tocilizumab showed benefit, but a number of other treatments, including CPR, did not, according to recent research. ... Several recent studies have provided insight into variation in outcomes from COVID-19.
Most transthoracic echocardiograms (TTEs), even those done for appropriate clinical indications, have little effect on patient management, according to a recent study. ... They called for further research examining the necessity of TTE in medical care.
Comprehensive geriatric assessment of older adults appears to improve hospital survival, a recent study indicates. ... Patients were about equally satisfied when they were cared for by hospitalists or primary care physicians, a recent study found.
According to recent research and our story, many are taking one when the other would be more effective, or both when only one is appropriate.
Two recent industry-funded studies reported results of comparisons of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with left main coronary artery disease (CAD). ... Computed tomography (CT) may be
Systemic corticosteroids may increase the success of noninvasive mechanical ventilation and reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPDs), recent research