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Debriefs help make sense of adverse events

Two teaching hospitals enabled clinicians and staff to discuss serious adverse clinical events soon after they happen.
15 May 2016

NT-proBNP values appear unhelpful in predicting syncope outcomes

A prospective cohort study assessed whether N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels could help improve prediction of 30-day adverse events at ED presentation when added to the Canadian Syncope Risk Score.
29 Apr 2020

Registered nurse staffing associated with sepsis mortality risk

Each additional registered nurse hour per patient day was associated with a 3% decrease in the odds of 60-day mortality in a cross-sectional study of about 700,000 Medicare beneficiaries admitted with a primary diagnosis of sepsis in 2018.
1 Jun 2022

New COVID-19 treatment, monitoring, isolation guidance

The Infectious Diseases Society of America newly suggested tocilizumab for some patients, while the CDC offered guidance on isolation duration for immunocompromised patients and pulse oximetry accuracy and published safety data on the currently available vaccines. Recent studies looked at vitamin D and anticoagulation in COVID-19.
24 Feb 2021

January 2016

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Risk for adverse outcomes after early-onset MI appears higher in Black patients

Researchers calculated that 45.7% of race-related disparity in major adverse cardiac events after myocardial infarction (MI) among younger and middle-aged patients was due to lower income, highlighting the importance of social determinants of health.
1 Sep 2021

OPAT has similar safety, lower costs versus inpatient antibiotic therapy

Patients receiving outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) after hospitalization for bacterial infection had 90-day adverse event rates of 35.6% compared to 39.0% in those who stayed in the hospital for parenteral antimicrobial therapy, a retrospective Canadian study found.
27 Apr 2022

Guidelines updated on use of antithrombotics for VTE

CHEST modified its 2016 recommendations on venous thromboembolism (VTE) management, with changes including the addition of cerebral vein thrombosis as a topic and strengthened support for outpatient VTE treatment.
11 Aug 2021

Pacemakers, stents recalled

Recalls, warnings, alerts, and approvals.
15 Jul 2021

In the News

Algorithm to rule in or rule out acute MI, feedback and daily lab orders, fecal transplant for Clostridium difficile, and more.
15 Jul 2015

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