Whether incorporating a depletive fluid management strategy into a bundle of preventive measures may favorably alter patients' outcomes needs further research.”.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (IMSP) Medication Safety Self-Assessment was first launched in 2000 in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the Health Research Educational Trust. ... The analysis was funded by the Agency for
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
Hand hygiene, the July effect, migraines and stroke, and more.
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.
Previous research has found that use of ICS in COPD patients reduced exacerbations but increased pneumonia, which made physicians hesitant to use them because they believed ICS must also increase mortality,
The research was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and was published in the Dec.
After establishing rapid response systems, hospitals must follow through by measuring their effectiveness.
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
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