In addition to COVID-19-related actions, the FDA announced several device recalls and approved a drug for eosinophilic esophagitis.
6 Jul 2022
A handoff improvement program successfully reduced medical errors and preventable adverse events without slowing workflow, according to a study conducted at 9 pediatric hospitals.
12 Nov 2014
Bridging afib patients whose anticoagulation is interrupted may raise risk of bleeding, adverse events
Routinely bridging patients with atrial fibrillation whose oral anticoagulation is interrupted for a procedure may increase their risk for bleeding and adverse events, an observational study found.
24 Dec 2014
Hospitalists should think beyond the Revised Cardiac Risk Index when providing preoperative assessments, attendees at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 learned.
4 May 2022
Delayed ICU transfer, updated quality and performance measures for afib, and more.
15 Oct 2016
Glucocorticoid use associated with increased risk for any infection after joint replacement in patients with RA
Minimizing glucocorticoid exposure before surgery should be a primary focus of perioperative medication management in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), study authors concluded.
22 May 2019
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jul 2019
All doses of pregabalin were associated with increased odds of opioid-related death compared to taking opioids without pregabalin, but the risk was higher with pregabalin doses above 300 mg/d.
22 Aug 2018
Postoperative hypotension was slightly less frequent when patients' usual angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor dose was omitted, but postoperative hypertension was slightly increased.
1 Aug 2018
Collaboration with patients' families offers benefits.
15 Oct 2018