Image by Getty Images. The study was funded by the Rheumatology Research Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. ... There is a critical need for research to elucidate the risks and benefits of withholding biologics to
Trials have found some potential benefit from remdesivir, early treatment with methylprednisolone, and measurement of C-reactive protein. Early vaccine trial results and guidance on antibody testing were also recently released.
An editorialist wrote, “The main implications of this trial are for the initial care of symptomatic patients with moderate disease and a history of recent exacerbations.There is no evidence for ... Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
In patients hospitalized with cerebral venous thrombosis, hyperglycemia at admission was a predictor of worse outcomes, a recent European study found. ... Two CMS policy changes appear to be associated with the growing number of sepsis cases, according
Use of a lung-protective ventilation strategy during major abdominal surgery appears to improve outcomes, according to a recent study. ... Risk stratification using an electronic medical record (EMR) helped reduce readmissions for heart failure, a recent
Recent research, however, has called this practice into question by finding that VTE rates aren't lower at hospitals with high prophylaxis rates compared to those with low prophylaxis rates. ... Our cover story looks at the current state of VTE
Kripalani on several research projects and nominated him as a top hospitalist, calls Dr. ... The main focus of her current and recent research is determining the prevalence of respiratory inhaler misuse and poor health literacy among inpatients, and
The risk of seizure after ischemic stroke is at least 5%, according to recent research, while hemorrhagic strokes entail even greater risk of one or more subsequent seizures. ... To determine whether a patient has had a seizure, a neurologist would
Yet research has shown that the easiest method for assessing volume depletion—the physical exam—is not very effective. ... Recent research has shown that elevated troponin levels are associated with worse outcomes.
The FDA has added a boxed warning to hydroxyethyl starch solutions about a higher risk of death and severe renal injury in critically ill patients, the agency said in a recent ... Sleep deprivation is also an important factor in post-hospitalization