The new test can quickly determine who needs CT scans – and will hopefully reduce costs.
Hospitalists can implement evidence-based practices to help stem the opioid crisis.
Clinical question: Is rivaroxaban as effective and safe as warfarin immediately following minor acute ischemic stroke from atrial fibrillation?
During the 12 weeks following hospitalization for a myocardial infarction, patients had an elevated risk for a new-onset acute ischemic stroke.
The latest U.S. acute ischemic stroke guideline adopts imaging as the main thrombectomy eligibility criterion out to 24 hours after stroke onset...
William Ford, MD, SFHM
Higher initial opioid requirements didn’t necessarily mean persistent opioid use later.
Are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs effective at reducing neck and low back pain?
Less disability, greater functional independence, and less neurologic deterioration was observed for thrombectomy plus standard care.
Clinical question: How have national and county-level opioid prescribing practices changed from the years 2006 to 2015?
Advise patients to consider programs affiliated with major medical centers or established treatment centers, an expert says.