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
New hospitals and patient satisfaction, NSAIDs and adverse events, and more.
15 May 2015
Patients taking antiretroviral therapy are at risk for medication errors during hospitalization and care transitions.
15 Jan 2020
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
One hospital found an unusual solution to an influenza season surge.
15 Feb 2020
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
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
Automation, new team members improving outcomes at some hospitals.
15 Sep 2015
Opinions are heated, but data are limited, on how many nurses are best for patients.
15 Apr 2019
Residency leaders report delays, worries due to immigration policies.
15 Jan 2019