Cardiology

Early ECMO-facilitated resuscitation ups survival in OHCA

(HealthDay)—Early extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)-facilitated resuscitation improves survival to hospital discharge compared with standard advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) for adults with out-of-hospital ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

9 percent readmitted after index COVID-19 hospitalization

(HealthDay)—Among patients surviving an index COVID-19 hospitalization, 9 percent are readmitted within two months of discharge, according to research published in the Nov. 9 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospital outcomes worse for children with chronic kidney disease

(HealthDay)—Among children who are hospitalized, pediatric chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with longer length of stay (LOS) and increased costs compared with other chronic illnesses, according to a study published ...

Pediatrics

Posthospital follow-up visits for bronchiolitis may not be needed

(HealthDay)—As-needed follow-up is an equally effective posthospitalization follow-up strategy when compared with a scheduled follow-up visit for young children hospitalized for bronchiolitis, according to a study published ...

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