VIDEO: Meta-analysis favors anticoagulation for patients with cirrhosis and portal vein thrombosis
July 5, 2017
Anticoagulation has significant benefits and does not increase bleeding risk, regardless of the severity of liver failure.
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.
FDA approves betrixaban for VTE prophylaxis
June 23, 2017
An orally administered agent has been approved for VTE prophylaxis in at risk hospitalized patients.
Follow five tips to mitigate opioid prescribing risks
June 23, 2017
Here’s how well-meaning doctors can avoid coming under government scrutiny for prescribing opioids and manage investigations and audits successfully.
For opioid-related hospitalizations, men and women are equal
June 22, 2017
The gender gap increased in emergency department visits.
Rest dyspnea dims as acute heart failure treatment target
June 19, 2017
PARIS – Results from two new acute heart failure trials “mark the start of a new era.”
HFrEF mortality halved when treatment matches guidelines
June 14, 2017
PARIS – Full adherence to heart failure guidelines works.
Atrial fibrillation blunts beta-blockers for HFrEF
June 11, 2017
Do beta-blockers alter mortality in HFrEF with atrial fib??
Bedside CGM boosts glucose control in hospital
June 10, 2017
Early results from pilot study impress researchers.
Noninvasive therapy cut COPD readmissions
June 7, 2017
WASHINGTON – Noninvasive ventilation therapy may let patients concerned with readmission breathe easy.