The retrospective study included 70,093 ICU patients who had at least one risk factor for stress ulcers and therefore had received a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) or histamine H2-receptor antagonist (H2 blocker) for three or more days.
6 Jun 2018
Care of inpatients with GI bleeding is complicated and multidisciplinary, but hospitalists can contribute by starting and stopping the right drugs, according to a speaker at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
18 May 2022
The results support and expand on the findings of previous clinical trials and observational studies of rivaroxaban, by looking at routine care and including patients with pulmonary embolism.
19 Apr 2017
Treat patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus after myocardial infarction with oral anticoagulants for three months, the American Heart Association (AHA) said, among other recommendations.
21 Sep 2022
Despite quality improvement efforts, there's still uncertainty regarding proton-pump inhibitors.
15 Apr 2021
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
A patient with a history of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and new abdominal pain.
15 May 2019
The following cases and commentary, which focus on use of beta-blockers, are excerpted from ACPs Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 17).
15 Apr 2017
The findings should discourage the adoption of routine protocols for excluding pulmonary embolism (PE) in all patients presenting to the ED with syncope, the authors said.
7 Feb 2018
Updated guidelines, new drugs are among the things to know to treat venous thromboembolism.
15 Jun 2017