Krein said. Even when hospitals do provide training, recent research from Dr. ... Krein, also a research career scientist at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.
Lowering blood pressure in the first few days after an acute stroke does not appear to improve functional outcome, according to a recent study. ... For prospective validation, trained research assistants at 4 general medicine units administered 3D-CAM
The pneumococcal urinary antigen test can effectively help guide drug selection to treat community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in the hospital, according to a recent study. ... Stopping aspirin less than six days before CABG did not change patients'
Identifying the highest-quality, most cost-effective nursing home in the area probably isn't tops on your to-do list, but experts and recent research suggest that setting up systems
The frequently poor outcomes of nursing home residents who have a hip fracture were quantified by a recent study. ... Some other recent publications assessed the use, and probable overuse, of opioids in the U.S.
Chronic pain syndromes appear to be common in patients who have had an ischemic stroke, according to a recent study. ... Continuing statins during severe sepsis may improve short-term mortality rates, a recent phase two study found.
There are great parts of being an academic hospitalist, from shaping the future of the physician workforce to leading the way in research and practice innovation. ... Staff writer Mollie Durkin dove into recent research on gender bias in medicine and
Patients who were under contact precautions during hospitalization had more concerns about the quality of their care, a recent study found. ... Administrative data were obtained from the Premier Research Database, a complete census of inpatients from
Hydroxyethyl starch for fluid resuscitation fared poorly in two recent meta-analyses involving critically ill patients. ... 15 by BMJ. Rivaroxaban is noninferior to enoxaparin for standard-duration venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in acutely ill
Rates and causes of hospital readmissions, and the infrequency of follow-up care, were quantified in a research brief from the National Institute for Health Care Reform. ... The authors called for additional research on effective care for high-risk