Timing of initiation of renal-replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
In critically ill patients, does early renal-replacement therapy (RRT), compared with standard therapy, improve death from any cause at 90 days?...
Children and COVID-19: 7 million cases and still counting
Over 900,000 children aged 5-11 years completed the vaccine regimen in the last week.
Compression therapy prevents recurrence of cellulitis
Do compression garments prevent recurrent cellulitis in patients with lower-extremity edema?
Apixaban outmatches rivaroxaban for VTE in study
These real-world findings may guide selection of initial anticoagulant therapy, according to authors of the paper.
Hemostatic powder noninferior in nonvariceal upper GI bleeds
TC-325 hemostatic powder compares well with standard endoscopic treatment of acute nonvariceal gastrointestinal bleeding in a new study.
Care via video teleconferencing can be as effective as in-person for some conditions
Video teleconferencing works best for monitoring patients with chronic conditions, according to the author of a new paper.
Apixaban noninferior to low-molecular-weight heparin in cancer-associated VTE
Is oral apixaban as safe and effective as subcutaneous dalteparin in treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with underlying cancer?
Antibiotics vs. placebo in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis
Does antibiotic therapy decrease length of hospital stay for patients with acute uncomplicated diverticulitis?
Hospitals refused to give patients ivermectin. Lockdowns and political pressure followed.
“My patient was struggling to breathe, but the family refused to allow me to provide care. A call to the police was the only solution.”
No serious CV risks for elderly after Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
A French study adds to other evidence that the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine does not increase the risk for serious cardiovascular adverse events...