What makes a urinary tract infection complicated?
November 22, 2021
There are multiple interpretations of complicated UTIs.
Growing evidence supports repurposing antidepressants to treat COVID-19
November 19, 2021
“We can’t tell if the drugs are causing these effects, but the statistical analysis is showing significant association,” said Dr. Marina Sirota.
Faster testing possible for secondary ICU infections
November 18, 2021
Researchers have shown the potential for clinical metagenomics to become a same-day test for identifying secondary infection in ventilated ICU patients.
Text-based COVID monitoring system could reduce deaths, relieve ED in winter surge
November 17, 2021
The new program could play a role in decreasing disparities in COVID outcomes, says an investigator.
Children and COVID: New cases up again after dropping for 8 weeks
November 9, 2021
Less than a week after vaccine approval, initiation in those aged 5-11 years already outpaced the older children.
Antidepressant may cut COVID-19–related hospitalization, mortality: TOGETHER
October 29, 2021
In the latest study, fluvoxamine-treated patients had a 32% reduction in hospitalizations and emergency visits, compared with those in the placebo group.
Opioid-induced adrenal insufficiency for the hospitalist
October 26, 2021
Opioid-induced adrenal insufficiency is an underrecognized cause of central adrenal insufficiency.
Surgery needed in nearly half of appendicitis patients treated with antibiotics
October 26, 2021
“Substantial numbers of patients report a preference for antibiotics, even if appendectomy may ultimately be necessary.”
Fluoroquinolones linked to sudden death risk for those on hemodialysis
October 25, 2021
Most patients undergoing hemodialysis have a least one risk factor for drug-induced QT interval prolongation.
Sepsis multiplies in-hospital mortality risk in COPD
October 21, 2021
Among nearly 7 million hospitalizations in which the primary diagnosis was COPD, nearly 65,000 (0.93%) patients experienced sepsis as a complication.