Comparison tools may be flawed but consumer demand keeps growing.
Almost all subgroup and sensitivity analyses showed that prolonged infusion was associated with at least a trend toward lower all-cause mortality than short-term infusion.
There was a non-significant trend toward fewer instances of hypertension in the short-term group.
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A: The differences across specialty were not nearly as great as the overall trend in attitudes.
But the most recent national progress report contains a notable exception to a generally positive trend: Catheter-associated urinary tract infections, or CAUTIs, rose by 6% between 2009 and 2013.
Sepsis trend and culture results will dictate directed antibiotic treatment. Our study suggests that such a strategy will not harm patients,” they wrote.
outcomes. “These findings demonstrate that RRTs are subject to the same diurnal trends in patient contact as the usual hospital care they are meant to supplement, which highlights an important deficiency
Health insurance is a major factor when people balance health care with its cost.
included in the study, and predictors and trends of beta-blocker prescriptions at discharge were retrospectively analyzed.