Stat Consult

Stat Consult: Upper-respiratory infection

Stat Consult: Upper-respiratory infection

A quick review of medical treatment for upper-respiratory infections, using the best global evidence.

Stat Consult: Hypertensive emergency/
hypertensive 
urgency

Stat Consult: Hypertensive emergency/
hypertensive 
urgency

A quick review of hypertensive emergency and hypertensive urgency using the best global evidence.

Stat Consult: Celiac disease

Stat Consult: Celiac disease

A quick review of the epidemiology, causes and conditions associated with celiac disease, along with tips for diagnosis and treatment.

Stat Consult: Screening for Prediabetes

Stat Consult: Screening for Prediabetes

A quick review of recommendations for patients with prediabetes, including timelines for infant weaning, guidelines for appropriate supplementation and contraindications.

Stat Consult: Influenza in 
children

Stat Consult: Influenza in 
children

A quick review of influenza A and influenza B viruses in children, providing information on the infections' epidemiology and associated complciations, as well as tips for diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Evidence Based Medicine

No benefit with arthroscopic surgery for knee OA

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy does not improve degenerative medial meniscus tear symptoms in patients without knee osteoarthritis.

Steroid dose increase after CRS unnecessary to prevent hypotension

No difference in hypotension between low-, high-dose steroids for IBD patients undergoing major colorectal surgery.

Benefits of newer drug-eluting stents in women with CAD

Newer-generation drug-eluting stents reduce MI risk, target revascularization in women with coronary artery disease.

Gel reduces NICU hypoglycemia
 admissions

Buccal dextrose gel minimizes the need for unnecessary interventions that separate newborns with low blood glucose levels from their mothers.

Adult immunizations by medical indication

Up-to-date CDC recommendations for vaccines for adults with specific medical conditions.