One in 77 US children reportedly had heart conditions in 2016, with special needs in 60%.
Rate of spontaneous vaginal delivery similar for immediate pushing or waiting for 60 minutes.
Twenty-four percent of adults aged 65 years who undergo intubation in ED are discharged home.
Many cases of vaginal foreign body are unusual and often difficult to detect.
Ten to 14 days after being hung, curtains show increased MRSA positivity.
Emergency department computed tomography rates for children with minor head trauma were not affected by parent decision aid use.
Even after return to pre-EMR efficiency, more time spent on documentation, less on patient interaction.
Authors recommend professional interpreter when practical if patient has limited English proficiency.
Wide ranges of sleep quality and quantity with use of actigraphy among critically ill patients in ICU.
Diagnostic error is the most common cause of medical errors that patients report.
Incidence of major bleeding low with rivaroxaban, but clot risk not lower.
Increase in asthma hospital visits with increasing ambient particulate matter in San Luis Valley.
Include enhancing recognition of potential errors, increasing teamwork, patient-centeredness.
Patient reported experience has recently been incorporated into Quality Incentive Programs for dialysis centers across the United States. Lower patient experience scores were reported in for-profit, free-standing, and large dialysis organization centers.
One-time nurse-led call does not lower reutilization of urgent care services after pediatric discharge.
The authors searched for randomized placebo-controlled trials (December 1, 2008 to November 24, 2017) involving 3 pharmacologic classes of antidiabetic medications to compare the effects of these agents on the risk of hospitalization for HF in T2DM patients.
Score in clinical performance in the simulated ICU setting equal for PAs, medical residents.
First bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using endobronchial valve performed at Temple University.
Patient discharge directly home from intensive care compared with discharge from a hospital ward was not associated with increased healthcare resource use or mortality.
Variation in skilled nursing facility, hospital care up in Medicare Advantage vs traditional Medicare.
And, 30-day functional outcomes similar with supraglottic airway device or tracheal intubation.
The number of patients prescribed opioids and visiting an emergency department or requiring hospitalization decreased from 2009 to 2015.
Black survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest have lower survival at 1, 3, 5 years vs whites.
A person's unwillingness to become an organ donor may be explained by a significant information deficit, mistrust for the medical establishment, or a moral opposition to killing.
Lumpectomy, radiotherapy tied to reduction in breast cancer mortality vs lumpectomy, mastectomy.
Five evidence-based recommendations list tests, procedures that doctors, patients should question.
In high-volume centers, patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer may often be eligible for minimally invasive liver surgery via laparoscopy, thereby reducing potential morbidity risks associated with open surgery.
Early vs late DNR tied to shorter median length of stay in hospitalized adults aged 65 years and older.
Triple combination antihypertension therapy improves blood pressure control for mild-to-moderate hypertensionAugust 16, 2018
In this randomized controlled trial, patients receiving triple combination antihypertension therapy were more likely to achieve their blood pressure target compared to those with usual care at 6 months.
However, completing individual bundle elements in that timeframe does not reduce pediatric mortality.