Hospitalization rates 3.4 times as high for unvaccinated adults compared with vaccinated adults.
Project reduced mean pain scores in trauma patients on medication-assisted therapy for opioid use disorder by nearly 50%.
The use of the CAGE-AID screening tool in the emergency department was linked to increased referral to an addiction recovery coach for treatment of substance use disorders.
Should enteral or IV vitamin C become standard of care in the treatment of patients with sepsis?
No significant difference seen in cycle threshold values based on variant, regardless of vaccination status.
Expert provides updates on pharmacologic treatments for COVID-19 infection in hospitalized children and teens.
Researchers conducted a study to determine the clinical and demographic characteristics associated with an increased risk for severe COVID-19 infection among children.
Nurses with greater severity of mental health symptoms were more likely to rate the quality of care in their work units as poor.
Hospitals that employ more inpatient NPs show improved patient outcomes, greater staff nurse satisfaction, and lower surgical mortality and cost of care.
The AHA now says to put on PPE before performing CPR in patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in cardiac arrest
Expert calls Pennsylvania’s hospital strike teams short-sighted and a distraction from urgently needed evidence-based policy actions to improve nurse staffing issues.
The updated CHEST guideline on antithrombotic therapy for VTE includes 4 new PICO questions as well as updated recommendations based on newer evidence.
Poor patient-to-nursing staffing ratios were associated with adverse health outcomes for Medicare patients in Illinois, including greater mortality risk and longer lengths of stay.
Nursing simulation intervention improves compliance with guidelines on time to first shock in ICU patients with ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia
However, most common product type and intent of use associated with these visits vary by age.
The ASA suggests presurgical strategies to avoid postsurgical opioid reliance.
Authors of a commentary assessed the role of IL-1 receptor antagonism, specifically anakinra, in the treatment of patients with severe COVID-19.
A public health emergency has been declared in Louisiana and Mississippi after Hurricane Ida caused power outages amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite being the most vulnerable population, a significant portion of older adult patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19 survived the infection, including those treated in an intensive care unit.
Common risk events during intrahospital patient transport from ED included limb trapping/displacement, collisions, IV line or catheter issues