Predicting cardiac shock mortality in the ICU
November 23, 2021
Including biventricular dysfunction as assessed using transthoracic echocardiography improves clinical risk stratification.
Mental health after ICU: It’s complicated
August 18, 2021
A prospective study in Brazil finds a range of factors that influence susceptibility to anxiety, depression, and PTSD following ICU stays.
Mortality trends in childhood after infant bacterial meningitis
June 3, 2021
Pneumococcal bacteria were associated with the highest mortality.
Omics analysis links blood type to COVID-19
May 17, 2021
Within the ABO gene, the research also turned up evidence that blood type O may be protective against COVID-19.
Don’t discontinue osteoporosis meds for COVID-19 vaccines, expert guidance says
March 11, 2021
Recommendations help physicians distinguish between a reaction to the vaccine and a reaction to medication.
COVID-19 may damage blood vessels in the brain
January 20, 2021
A postmortem study reveals signs of vascular inflammation in the brains of deceased patients.
Updated USPSTF HBV screening recommendation may be a ‘lost opportunity’
January 12, 2021
The recommendation defines risk groups more narrowly than the CDC, AASLD, and some research suggests risk-based screening is ineffective for chronic conditions.
C. difficile control could require integrated approach
December 9, 2020
Australian researchers call for a One Health approach to limit spread.
Upper GI bleeds in COVID-19 not related to increased mortality
December 9, 2020
A Spanish survey suggests upper GI bleeding and delays in endoscopies in COVID-19 patients have little effect on in-hospital mortality.
C. difficile linked to surgery risk in pediatric Crohn’s
October 14, 2020
Patients who tested positive for Clostridoides difficile in the first year after diagnosis were more likely to go in for colectomy.