A patient was transferred for evaluation for non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
In a retrospective cohort study using a random sample of admissions at 11 hospitals in Massachusetts, clinicians judged 22.7% of adverse events to be preventable and 32.3% to be serious or worse.
The authors of a retrospective cohort study comparing outcomes between patients with pneumonia due to COVID-19 versus other causes said that use of mechanical ventilation in the former group should follow guidelines established for the latter.
The T2-risk score incorporates age, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, diabetes, myocardial ischemia on electrocardiogram, heart rate, anemia, estimated glomerular filtration rate, and maximal cardiac troponin concentration.
A strategy that monitored Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) viral load after liver transplant in adults was associated with decreased incidence of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD), a retrospective Dutch study found.