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Adverse events from supplements bring 23,000 patients to ED each year, study finds

For adults 65 and older, 3 micronutrients (iron, calcium, and potassium) were implicated in about 30% of ED visits, and swallowing problems caused nearly 40% of these visits.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2015/10/21/3.htm
21 Oct 2015

Fecal transplants for recurrent C. diff may resolve symptoms with few adverse events

Low-strength evidence shows fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) effectively treats recurrent Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs), with few short-term adverse events, a review found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2015/05/13/2.htm
13 May 2015

Inpatient adverse event rates declined from 2010 to 2019

An analysis of U.S. hospitals found significant decreases in adverse event rates among patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, or major surgical procedures.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/20/inpatient-adverse-event-rates-declined-from-2010-to-2019.htm
20 Jul 2022

Clarithromycin may cause serious adverse events when taken with certain statins

Clarithromycin may cause serious adverse events when taken with rosuvastatin, pravastatin, or fluvastatin, according to a new study.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2015/01/14/2.htm
14 Jan 2015

When your patient is on dialysis

A nephrologist ran down the initial steps hospitalists should take after admitting a long-term dialysis patient during a lecture at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/05/11/when-your-patient-is-on-dialysis.htm
11 May 2022

For PCI patients, heparin confers fewer adverse events than bivalirudin

Patients have fewer adverse ischemic events when they take heparin before percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) than when they take bivalirudin, a new study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2014/07/16/3.htm
16 Jul 2014

One-quarter of hospitalized Medicare patients experienced harm, government report finds

A new report from the HHS Office of Inspector General found that 25% of Medicare patients experienced adverse events or temporary harm events during their hospital stays in October 2018, and 43% of these were deemed preventable.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/05/18/free/one-quarter-of-hospitalized-medicare-patients-experienced-harm.htm
18 May 2022

History of ischemic stroke raises risk of adverse events after noncardiac surgery

A history of ischemic stroke, especially within the previous 9 months, was associated with a higher risk of adverse events after noncardiac surgery, a new study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2014/07/23/4.htm
23 Jul 2014

EHR-based trigger detects preventable adverse events

A trigger flagged admissions, leading reviewers to detect preventable adverse events including diagnostic errors and care management-related events.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2018/04/success-story-ehr-trigger-detects-preventable-adverse-events.htm
15 Apr 2018

Face-to-face handoffs didn't reduce adverse events

Patients whose hospitalists handed them off to another clinician in a face-to-face meeting had similar rates of adverse events and length of stay as those who didn't get face-to-face handoffs, a recent study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2015/03/11/1.htm
11 Mar 2015

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