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?
Code 99291 is used for critical care, evaluation, and management of the critically ill or critically injured patient, first 30–74 minutes.1 It is...
Clinical question: Does the use of nebulized 3% hypertonic saline shorten length of stay (LOS) in infants hospitalized with acute bronchiolitis?...
NEW YORK - Elderly patients with pneumonia whose need for intensive care unit (ICU) admission is uncertain actually fare better in the ICU than on...