Mary Ann Moon
Study shows that 20% of inpatients given antibiotics develop adverse reactions
June 26, 2017
Twenty percent of hospitalized adults given antibiotics develop adverse drug events, including GI, nephrotoxic, hematologic, cardiac, and neurotoxic effects, according to a report in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Oral iron of no benefit in heart failure with iron deficiency
May 16, 2017
High-dose oral iron therapy doesn’t improve exercise capacity in the estimated 50% of patients with symptomatic heart failure who also have iron deficiency, according to a report published online May 16 in JAMA.Iron deficiency in patients with HF, regardless of their hemoglobin status, is ...