The prospective, randomized controlled trial found a nonsignificant trend toward increased poor outcome among patients mobilized very early compared to those mobilized 24 to 48 hours after stroke admission (“early”).
pressure, because this method is more likely to be successful, had a higher rate of successful extubation, and was associated with a trend toward lower ICU mortality.
In patients with an APACHE II score of 24 or lower, there was a nonsignificant trend toward higher ICU, hospital, and 30-day mortality with steroids.
The converting hospitals were also similar to controls in their trends in mortality rates, annual Medicare volume, Disproportionate Share Hospital Index, and proportions of patients who were on Medicaid or black
of measuring the effects of policy change that uses a control group to account for secular trends):.
Results were published online Oct. 6 by JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers noted the results indicate a trend toward superiority of combination therapy of beta-lactams with macrolides, which may have been
News on trends in hospitalist care, and more. Care provided by hospitalists increased rapidly and steadily between 1995 and 2006, a recent study reported.
Overall, the trend for an association between VTE risk and NT-proBNP concentration was significant (P=0.011 up to day 10 and P=0.015 up to day 35).
Trends were also noted for better rates of all-cause mortality and liver outcomes in the beta1-selective blocker group versus the nonselective beta-blocker group but did not reach statistical
Nearly all studies of these interventions found a significant reduction in trend over time and/or immediate change.