Rivaroxaban versus heparin at preventing recurrent, cancer-related VTE
April 12, 2019
Is an oral direct factor Xa inhibitor an effective alternative to low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) in treating cancer related venous thromboembolism (VTE)?
Delay RRT for severe AKI in septic shock or ARDS
April 11, 2019
Does early renal replacement therapy (RRT) initiation affect clinical outcomes in patients with severe acute kidney injury (AKI) in the setting of septic shock or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?
Sodium bicarbonate decreases death and organ failure in patients with severe AKI
April 10, 2019
Does sodium bicarbonate treatment improve clinical outcomes in critically ill patients with severe metabolic acidosis?
In search of high-value care
April 9, 2019
Successful adoption of high-value care practices requires a disciplined approach.
IVC filter placement increases mortality in some VTE patients
April 9, 2019
How does inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement affect 30-day mortality in patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) with increased risk of bleeding when anticoagulation is not feasible?
How common are noninfectious complications of Foley catheters?
April 8, 2019
Approximately 20% of hospitalized patients have a Foley catheter inserted at some time during their admission. Infectious complications associated with the use of Foley catheters are widely recognized; however, much less is known about noninfectious complications.
One-dose-fits-all aspirin administration strategy may not be advisable
April 5, 2019
Are the same doses of aspirin equally effective in preventing cardiovascular (CV) events and long-term colorectal risk reduction in patients of various body sizes?
Creating innovative discharge plans
April 4, 2019
Teamwork creates success at one institution.
Malpractice: More lawsuits does not equal more relocations
April 3, 2019
Physicians who have been sued multiple times are no more likely to relocate geographically than doctors who have never faced a claim, a new analysis shows.
Highlighting the value in high-value care
April 2, 2019
First, make the information more consumer friendly.