Fecal transplant linked to reduced C. difficile mortality
October 14, 2020
A hospital’s switch to fecal transplants was associated with reduced mortality in patients with severe or fulminant Clostridioides difficile infection.
Hospital leadership lessons in the era of COVID-19
October 12, 2020
In a virtual SHM seminar, Dr. Leonard Marcus shared advice and techniques for meta-leadership.
Newer anticoagulants linked to lower fracture risk in AFib
May 26, 2020
Direct oral anticoagulants were associated with lower osteoporosis fracture risk than warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
COVID-19: How intensive care cardiology can inform the response
April 17, 2020
Cardiologists recommend adaptive staffing, organizational structure, medical treatment, and regional care pathways in the context of COVID-19.
Inflammatory markers may explain COVID-19, diabetes dynamic
April 15, 2020
Higher levels of markers may signal greater susceptibility to cytokine storm.
Potential GI manifestation, transmission of coronavirus
March 17, 2020
The virus appears to infect and could potentially spread through the gastrointestinal route.
Coronavirus in dermatology: What steps to take
March 12, 2020
A report from Wuhan province in China describes efforts to manage and prevent 2019-nCoV infections in the context of dermatology.
MACE benefits with dapagliflozin improve with disease duration
March 4, 2020
Findings suggest treatment with the SGLT-2 inhibitor should be initiated early in some high-risk patients.
Storytelling tool can assist elderly in the ICU
November 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO – A graphic-based framework tool helps track best-and worst-case scenarios for elderly patients in the ICU.
Sepsis survivors face ongoing immune system challenges
March 8, 2019
SAN DIEGO – Heightened risk of infection and repeat sepsis diagnoses after discharge call for better management and education of sepsis patients.