Is there variation in patient-to-intensivist ratios (PIR) across ICUs, and does that ratio affect hospital mortality?
Use of the procalcitonin assay has been shown to reduce antibiotic utilization without an increase in adverse outcomes.
There is no doubt transparency is important, and patients should be informed when hospitalized as outpatients instead of as inpatients. But the...
Clinical question: How does the clinical decompensation of a ward patient affect the likelihood of another patient’s...
CLINICAL QUESTION: Can shock index (SI) in the ED predict the likelihood for hospital admission and inpatient mortality?
CORONADO, CALIF. – When elderly patients are appropriately triaged, they can be selectively admitted to non–intensive care wards with acceptable...
Acute kidney injury is common in children and young adults admitted to ICU.
LOS ANGELES – Instead of replacing the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) score with the new quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment...
Can an objective measurement of critical illness inform intensive care unit (ICU) transfer timeliness?
Do checklists, daily goal assessments, and clinician prompts change in-hospital mortality for ICU patients?