The FDA approved sulbactam and durlobactam for injection to treat hospital-acquired or ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by susceptible strains of Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex, among other recent actions.
The recommendations on prevention and management of arterial thrombosis and thromboembolism are not a major departure from prepandemic ones, according to an expert panel from the American College of Chest Physicians.
Researchers discontinued a hard stop alert that had been added to the admission order set when they found that it didn't increase hospitalists' use of NSAIDs for multimodal pain management.
Surgery was strongly associated with one-year survival in patients hospitalized with left-sided infective endocarditis at ages 80 years or older, except if they were unable to walk unassisted or had an Activities of Daily Living score less than 4 at baseline.
Invasive mechanical ventilation was provided to 209 patients ages 80 years or older per 100,000 population in England, compared to 694 in Canada and 1,788 in the U.S., an analysis of 2018 data showed.