More than one-third of patients deemed at high risk had an unplanned ICU readmission during their hospitalization.
A transitional care model utilizing NPs to conduct telehealth visits within 3 days of hospital discharge led to reduce health care costs and increased 14-day follow-up rates.
The federal bill would set specific minimum nurse-to-patient ratios for every hospital unit and provide support for best practices research, whistleblower protections, and education loan repayment and scholarship programs.
A leading teaching hospital identified poor communication, lack of respect, and low morale; established Standards of Collegial Practice guidelines; and created a positive work environment.
Researchers outline a team approach to successful outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Though uncommon, cases of new heart failure include younger COVID-19 patients with no history of cardiovascular disease or risk factors
An ill-appearing patient presents with a complaint of lower extremity rash, dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, and orthostasis.
A significant reduction in the level of exacerbation rates across all patients were found when comparing the prelockdown to postlockdown periods.
POCUS suggested in addition to standard diagnostic pathway for patients with acute dyspnea in ED, inpatient setting when diagnosis is uncertain
The patient developed a generalized maculopapular rash approximately 3 hours after receiving warfarin.
Remote PAP-guided management better reduced PAP, hospitalizations, and mortality among patients with NYHA Class III HF.
At the 2021 International Stroke Conference, study researchers presented their findings regarding racial disparities in mortality due to pregnancy associated stroke.
Two-thirds of maternal and neonatal HCWs report symptoms of burnout, and almost three-quarters feel that burnout has increased amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patient-directed prone positioning is not feasible in spontaneously breathing, nonintubated patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Although the mortality of patients with high-risk pulmonary embolism has decreased over time, the decrease cannot be attributed to improved treatments for pulmonary embolism.
Nearly 80% of patients in a recent study had very low serum zinc values, which raises concern for the advanced CKD population at large, according to investigators.
“It has been over a year of constant trauma. It has been over a year of not sleeping.” How are healthcare workers managing their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Excess Black infant mortality gap is halved when Black newborns are cared for by a physician of the same race vs a White physician.
The authors emphasize that sepsis treatment should be guided by the connection between the microbiota and sepsis outcomes.
The FDA is warning against reliance on pulse oximeters for COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment due to evidence of risk for inaccuracy.