Study finds automated texts decrease odds of rehospitalization

An occasional, simple "How are you feeling?" text from a primary care team can make a big difference in patients' health after they are discharged from the hospital, according to a new JAMA Network Open study by researchers ...


New troponin test improves heart attack diagnostics

A new test has been developed in Turku, Finland, that helps in separating heart attack patients from those whose cardiac troponin values are elevated due to renal insufficiency.


Early mobilization not beneficial for ICU patients

For adults undergoing mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU), early mobilization does not affect the numbers of days alive and out of the hospital compared with usual care, according to a study published ...

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