They recommended that these findings be incorporated into future guidelines but also be clarified by further research into normal versus excessive BP differences between arms. ... Additional research is needed, they said, on the reasons behind ICU drug
Hand hygiene, the July effect, migraines and stroke, and more.
2005 and Nov. 2006. Determination of preventable readmissions was based on 14 Prevention Quality Indicators (PQIs) developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). ... placement. Recent research has shown that PICCs are not as safe as
After establishing rapid response systems, hospitals must follow through by measuring their effectiveness.
The researchers wrote,“ On the basis of this systematic review and meta-analysis of all available data, future research should carefully distinguish between types of dementia, and investigators should consider cognitive ... The commenter also noted
Automatic referral combined with a clinician discussion can increase patients' use of cardiac rehabilitation after hospital discharge, recent research suggests.
The three organizations recommended concomitant PPI and antiplatelet use in a 2008 document, but subsequent research suggested PPIs might lessen the efficacy of antiplatelet drugs. ... The study authors called for further research examining the
He called for additional research to examine the use of newer anticoagulants in specific populations of patients with ACS. ... A research letter and an opinion piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine on Dec.
The American Academy of Neurology recently issued a guideline update on preventing stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). ... The guideline update reviewed the evidence published since 1998, when the Academy's last guideline on
Reducing MRSA in the ICU, rivaroxaban in heart failure, warfarin bridging during cardiac device surgery, and more.