A system that allowed medical students and trainees to anonymously or confidentially report mistreatment or unprofessional behavior was revealing for one institution.
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation no longer recommend universal screening for COVID-19 before admission or surgery.
A cross-sectional study that included doctors, nurses, and other health care workers found that those who unionized had higher wages and better benefits on average but also worked more hours per week from 2009 through 2021.
One-third of stroke patients didn't achieve an adequate transition of care (based on adherence to medication, follow-up visits, exercise recommendations, diet modification, and cessation of smoking or drug use), according to a study in Florida.
A meta-analysis compared the direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) apixaban, edoxaban, and rivaroxaban to low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and found that apixaban was usually the most cost-effective option, but that finding hinged on the specific drug price.