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Tips on taking transfers from surgery

Talk directly to the surgeon, peek at the wound, and don't be afraid to call with questions, experts advised.
11 May 2022

Program with family reduced postoperative delirium, functional decline in older patients

The success of a tailored, family-involved program that targeted delirium risk factors in Chinese patients after noncardiac surgery shows that U.S. hospitals could learn from cultures that more closely involve families in care, according to an editorial accompanying the study.
30 Oct 2019

Periop in a pandemic

Without data or guidelines on when and whether to perform surgery on the many patients who have had COVID-19 infections after vaccination, hospitals and hospitalists are developing their own plans and protocols.
23 Mar 2022

Less intensive warfarin therapy less effective at preventing VTE after arthroplasty

Rates of major bleeding were similar whether patients were treated to an international normalized ratio target of 1.8 or 2.5 to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) after hip or knee arthroplasty, a randomized trial found.
11 Sep 2019

February 2013

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Nearly all deaths related to noncardiac procedures occur after surgery, study finds

About 45% of deaths that occurred in the 30 days after noncardiac surgery were associated with three complications: major bleeding, myocardial injury, and sepsis.
7 Aug 2019

Postop atrial fibrillation carries same stroke risk as other new-onset atrial fibrillation

Patients who first developed atrial fibrillation within 30 days of surgery were less likely to be prescribed an anticoagulant, despite similar risks of stroke and transient ischemic attack as other patients with atrial fibrillation, a study found.
27 Jul 2022

Interrupting DOACs for surgery associated with low rates of major bleeding, clots in afib patients

The standardized strategy stopped direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) for one to two days prior to an elective surgery or procedure and resumed DOACs one to three days afterward, without heparin bridging, in patients with atrial fibrillation.
14 Aug 2019

May 4, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

New index for preoperative cardiovascular evaluation may have strong predictive power

The index categorized patients' cardiovascular risk based on their age, history of heart disease, symptoms of angina or dyspnea, hemoglobin level, and whether they were having vascular or emergency surgery.
19 Jun 2019

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