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Anticoagulation didn't benefit patients with afib secondary to ACS, pulmonary disease, or sepsis

Only a third of the patients were discharged on anticoagulation, and over a three-year follow-up period, receiving anticoagulation was not associated with a significant reduction in ischemic stroke.
4 Oct 2017

September 13, 2023

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On to chronic respiratory failure

Distinguish between hypoxemic and hypercapnic chronic respiratory failure and recognize acute-and-chronic respiratory failure.
5 Jun 2024

Active strategy to diagnose PE in COPD inpatients did not improve outcomes

A Spanish trial found that using d-dimer testing and, if positive, a CT pulmonary angiogram to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE) did not affect risk of death, clot, or readmission in patients hospitalized for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
20 Oct 2021

Knowing when AI is wrong

Physicians need to learn the explanations behind artificial intelligence (AI) answers, say the authors of a study in which hospitalists had lower diagnostic accuracy when working with biased AI.
13 Mar 2024

Intermittent multidrug IV therapy potentially useful in refractory Mycobacterium abscessus pulmonary disease

In a small study of 36 patients in South Korea, 62% and 12% of those with M. abscessus disease and 80% and 60% of those with M. massiliense disease had at least one negative culture and culture conversion, respectively.
13 Sep 2023

Pulmonary rehabilitation associated with fewer readmissions for COPD patients

Only 1.5% of studied patients began pulmonary rehabilitation within 90 days of discharge from a hospitalization for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but their rate of readmission within a year was 56.4%, compared to 64.6% in patients who did not begin rehab.
28 Jul 2021

Clarifying criteria for acute respiratory failure

The diagnosis of acute respiratory failure is one of those most commonly denied by payers, so understanding the current documentation criteria is crucial.
27 Mar 2024

Personalized steroid dose more effective than fixed dose in COPD exacerbations

Treatment failure was less common among hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who received personalized corticosteroid therapy, guided by a dosing scale, than in those who received a 40-mg/d fixed dose of prednisolone or the equivalent, a Chinese study found.
26 May 2021

Inappropriate CAP diagnosis common in hospitalized adults

A prospective cohort study of 48 hospitals in Michigan found that 12% of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) appeared to have been diagnosed incorrectly and that of these, 87.6% received a full course of antibiotics.
27 Mar 2024

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