Clinical question: Is the initiation of warfarin associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib...
Study finds increased risks, no mortality benefit to treatment of intermediate-risk pulmonary emboli with fibrinolytics
Hospitalist Reviews on Treatments for Acute Asthma, Stroke, Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia, and More
Also reviewed this month: endoscopic cystogastrostomy for pancreatic pseudocyst drainage; long-term cognitive impairment after critical illness;...
Reviews of Research on Haloperidol and ICU Delirium, Proton Pump Inhibitors, Thrombolytics and Stroke
Also reviewed this month: hospital-acquired anemia, prothrombin complex concentrate and fresh frozen plasma, surgical site infections, colchine...
For patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke, is earlier onset of thrombolytic therapy associated with better outcomes?
Listen to John Vazquez, MD, discuss neurophobia and tips for adjusting to discomfort in treating neuro patients
John Vazquez, MD, Medical Director of Emory University Hospital, talks about neurophobia, the discomfort some hospitalists and other doctors feel...
New approach to caring for stroke patients and other neurologic conditions is an emerging, valuable resource
From diagnosis and time references to MRIs and checklists, hospitalists play key role in neurological care
Reducing onset-to-treatment time by just 15 minutes lowers in-hospital mortality, hemorrhage rates: JAMA study
Is early fibrinolysis followed by angiography an effective strategy for patients with STEMI presenting to hospitals without the capability to...