August 2012

Literature Reviews

ITL: Physician Reviews of HM-Relevant Research

Warfarin vs. aspirin in heart-failure patients; aspirin after anticoagulation prevents VTE recurrence; novel oral anticoagulants vs. warfarin in afib patients; intravenous metronidazole for mild C. diff infection; frequency of Foley catheter complications vs. CAUTI; intensive hyperglycemia control in noncritical hospitalized patients; risk score predicts 30-day mortality after noncardiac surgery; and temperature, white blood cell count are not sensitive predictors of bacteremia.


By the Numbers: 1%

Share of physician job-search assignments from April 1, 2011, and March 31, 2012, that featured openings for independent, solo practitioners