A centralized monitoring system might help reduce unimportant alarms with no increase in cardiopulmonary arrest events.
ATLANTA – Study adds to the stroke literature on nationwide estimates of 30-day readmissions.
SAN DIEGO – A biomarker blood test to evaluate patients for suspected TBI was associated with a high negative predictive value in a large trial....
MONTREAL – The superiority of clopidogrel plus aspirin over aspirin alone was apparent only during the first 21 days of treatment.
Physicians do not need to become coders, but it is helpful to have some understanding of what happens behind the scenes.
MONTREAL – In 294 post-stroke patients, atrial fibrillation screening with a smartphone-based device detected more cases than Holter monitoring....
BOSTON – Nearly one-third of transfusion errors reported by pediatric units were linked to a “this kid is special” hubris among providers,...
Full-time hospital-based physicians were initially highly disruptive to the traditional culture of medicine.
SAN FRANCISCO – A comparison of patients with gram-negative bloodstream infections showed low 90-day treatment...