News tagged with hospital medicine
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to some people's health.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
For-profit hospitals are out-performing other hospitals when treating stroke, heart attack and pneumonia patients in emergency departments and, thus, will be more likely to receive bonuses under Medicare's new payment rules, ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients at Michigan hospitals are less likely to experience a urinary tract infection caused by a catheter than at other hospitals in the country, according to a new study by the University of Michigan.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For older adults with hypertension, chlorthalidone is not associated with fewer adverse cardiovascular events or death, but correlates with increased hypokalemia compared with hydrochlorothiazide, ...
Cardiology Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The frequency of vena cava filter (VCF) use to prevent migration of blood clots to the lungs in patients with acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) appears to vary widely and be associated with which hospital provides the patient ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and Sweden-based Sahlgrenska University Hospital have found that a commonly used drug to treat anemia in heart failure patients –darbepoetin alfa – does not improve patients' health, ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Outdoor heat is associated with a significantly increased risk of emergency hospitalization for respiratory disorders in the elderly, according to a large epidemiological study of more than 12.5 million Medicare beneficiaries.
Health Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new report, Making Health Care Safer II, which identifies the top 10, evidence-based patient safety strategies available to clinicians.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are common in patients recovering from acute lung injury (ALI), according to a study published online March 5 in Psychological Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with pneumonia may spend fewer days in the hospital if they are given steroids along with antibiotics and supportive care. That's the finding of a Mayo Clinic analysis of eight randomized-controlled clinical trials ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers who sought to determine whether pricing information for a total hip replacement could be obtained from hospitals and physicians found getting such information was often difficult and that there were wide variations ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In acutely ill hospitalized patients, standard-duration rivaroxaban has similar efficacy as enoxaparin in reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism, while extended-duration rivaroxaban has ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Increasing severity of erectile dysfunction is a marker for increasing risk of cardiovascular disease and death
A large study published in PLOS Medicine on January 29, 2013, shows that the risk of future cardiovascular disease and death increased with severity of erectile dysfunction in men both with and without a history of cardio ...
Cardiology Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia were among the leaders of two large national studies showing that extending CPR longer than previously thought useful saves lives in both children and adults. The research ...
Cardiology Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is commonly used among pediatric specialty outpatients, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0