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    In the Literature: Research You Need to Know

    January 31, 2013

    Revised GOLD guidelines describe updated approach to COPD diagnosis, management

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    ITL: Physician Reviews of HM-Relevant Research

    January 1, 2013

    Systematic review highlights several interventions that improve discharge handovers; Longer duration of in-hospital cardiac resuscitation associated with increased survival; Early sepsis intervention strategies decrease mortality, length of stay, and cost; Hypoglycemia associated with increased mortality in the critically ill; Increased bleeding risk for cardiac patients on multiple antithrombotic drugs; Hospitalist-run preoperative clinic improves outcomes in complex surgical patients; Delirium after cardiac surgery associated with prolonged cognitive impairment; Benefits of resuming anticoagulation after GI bleed outweigh risks for most patients; Preoperative hyponatremia associated with increased risk for perioperative complications and mortality

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    What Is the Appropriate Use of Antibiotics In Acute Exacerbations of COPD?

    January 27, 2012

    Antibiotics are not recommended as empiric therapy for all patients with AECOPD