Vitamin C infusion falls short for sepsis and ARDS patients
October 1, 2019
Vitamin C failed to improve organ dysfunction, inflammation, or vascular injury in adults with sepsis and ARDS.
AI technology meets AFib detection
August 2, 2019
An AI-enabled ECG model suggests clinical implications for early identification of atrial fibrillation.
NOACs benefit early stage chronic kidney disease patients
July 15, 2019
NOACs reduced risk of several adverse events compared with VKAs in a meta-analysis of chronic kidney disease patients.
Higher omega-3 fatty acid levels cut heart failure risk
July 10, 2019
A large, multi-ethnic cohort study shows significantly higher levels of EPA in adults without heart failure.
Evidence supports accuracy of COPD diagnosis tool
July 1, 2019
Large, longitudinal study in diverse COPD populations affirms accuracy of FEV1:FVC ratio
Opioid use curbed with patient education and lower prescription quantities
June 25, 2019
Postsurgery patients given education on opioids and prescribed fewer tablets took less medication.
Syncope session showcases latest research and guidance for practice
March 24, 2019
Guidelines address diagnostic tests, monitoring in and out of the hospital, and treatment options.
Heart failure remains a common, costly concern
March 14, 2019
Heart failure is the highest medical expenditure for Medicare.
International lounge promotes global networking and perspective
March 13, 2019
“If you are from outside the U.S. or if you are interested in networking with or learning more about the growth of hospital medicine around the world, then consider visiting the International Lounge on March 26 or attending the Special Interest Forum or the panel discussion on March 25."
Take stronger steps to prevent staph infections and sepsis
March 5, 2019
CDC Vital Signs report suggests that declines in staph infections and death have leveled off.