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Little evidence to show whether bedside sitters reduce inpatient falls, review finds

Only two studies compared the addition of sitters to usual care, and although they showed fewer falls with sitters overall, both took place in hospitals with much higher fall rates than are typical in U.S. facilities.
5 Feb 2020

In the News

New hospitals and patient satisfaction, NSAIDs and adverse events, and more.
15 May 2015

A new kind of stewardship

Patients taking antiretroviral therapy are at risk for medication errors during hospitalization and care transitions.
15 Jan 2020

Noninvasive ventilation may benefit as first-line therapy in COPD

Mortality, intubation, and length of stay were all lower in patients who received noninvasive ventilation for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure secondary to an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
26 Jul 2017

Conference room becomes medical unit

One hospital found an unusual solution to an influenza season surge.
15 Feb 2020

Fixing, not fighting, electronic systems

Even health IT experts get angry at their electronic medical records, but the solution is to work with your computers rather than toss them.
15 May 2016

Longer shifts proposed for first-year residents

A task force of the ACGME is accepting public comment on a proposal to limit first-years to 24 hours on-task plus 4 hours to manage transitions of care.
16 Nov 2016

Tweaking rapid response teams

Automation, new team members improving outcomes at some hospitals.
15 Sep 2015

Uncertainty on nurse staffing despite regs, research

Opinions are heated, but data are limited, on how many nurses are best for patients.
15 Apr 2019

IMGs face uncertainty amid politics, rhetoric

Residency leaders report delays, worries due to immigration policies.
15 Jan 2019

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