Reviews of Research on Steroids and VTE Risk, Epidural Catheterization, and Beta-Blockers During Noncardiac Surgery
Also reviewed this month: advance-care planning for hospitalized elderly, impact of surgical complications, and patient-centered decision making...
Diabetes Mellitus Does Not Increase Risk of Surgical Complications after Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery
Does uncontrolled diabetes mellitus increase risk for post-operative complications after elective joint replacement surgery?
Exposing the comanagement MacGuffin
Elderly Pneumonia Patients after Antibiotic Switch Nathan RV, Rhew DC, Bratzler DW, et al. In-hospital observation after antibiotic switch in...
What pre-operative cardiac evaluation of patients undergoing intermediate-risk surgery is most appropriate?
The orthopedic service asks you to evaluate a 76-year-old woman with a hip fracture
Consider length of device use before noncardiac procedures
An 86-year-old female with Alzheimer’s dementia, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was admitted with...
Dr. McGuire Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and a small group of men rode at dusk along the still-steaming battlefield perimeter on May 2, 1863....