Lindsay Thurman, MD
In the Literature: Research You Need to Know
October 17, 2012
Chlorhexidine bathing associated with significant, sustainable reductions in central-venous-catheter-associated bloodstream infection
ITL: Physician Reviews of HM-Relevant Research
October 1, 2012
Prediction tool for neurological outcomes after in-hospital cardiac arrest; Radiation exposure in integrated healthcare systems; Postoperative troponin predicts 30-day mortality; Clinical prediction model of mortality in acute heart failure; Indwelling pleural catheter vs. talc pleurodesis via chest tube; Early surgery or high-risk, native-valve endocarditis patients; Risk factors after ED visit for syncope; Acute hyperglycemia in CAP patients; Hospital delirium associated with cognitive decline, institutionalization, and death; Seven-day ciproflaxacin effective against acute pyelonephritis; Advance directives in community patients with heart failure; Chlorhexidine bathing effective against CVC-associated bloodstream infections; Simulation training improves lumbar puncture skills; PCP referrals to hospitals and publicly reported data; Medication reconciliation best practices.