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Learning on the late shift

Training programs and hospitalists are working to make night coverage more educational.
22 Mar 2023

Midodrine may reduce vasovagal syncope in healthy, younger patients

Young, healthy patients with a median of six syncope episodes in the prior year were educated about lifestyle changes to reduce fainting risk and randomized to either midodrine or placebo in a recent study.
4 Aug 2021

Mortality similar with restrictive vs. liberal fluid strategies for sepsis with hypotension

A multicenter U.S. trial randomized patients with sepsis-induced hypotension to either a strategy prioritizing vasopressors and lower IV fluid volumes or a strategy prioritizing higher volumes of IV fluids before vasopressors for 24 hours after initial treatment.
1 Feb 2023

Local rate of malpractice claims linked to admissions of low-risk patients with syncope

For every 1 in 100,000-person increase in the physician malpractice claims rate, there was an increase of 6.7% in the hospital admission rate among patients with lower-risk syncope, representing an estimated $102 million in extra costs, a recent study found.
23 Dec 2020

NT-proBNP values appear unhelpful in predicting syncope outcomes

A prospective cohort study assessed whether N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels could help improve prediction of 30-day adverse events at ED presentation when added to the Canadian Syncope Risk Score.
29 Apr 2020

Malpractice and syncope, heart failure and fracking

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Mar 2021

Biomarkers effective for diagnosing cardiac cause of syncope in ED patients

B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP), N-terminal proBNP, and high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and I provided better prognostic accuracy that some commonly used scoring systems, a prospective study found.
6 Mar 2019

Internal Medicine Meeting 2021: Virtual Experience

Stroke, sickle cell, and syncope and other clinical topics were covered at the conference.
15 Jun 2021

New score for syncope may predict risk of echocardiography findings

The authors said that the score, if validated, could improve resource use and promote high-value care.
3 Oct 2018

Pinpoint PE in high-risk patients with syncope

The evidence on the prevalence of pulmonary embolism (PE) among patients with syncope has been mixed.
15 Dec 2018

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