Hospitalists helped plan COVID-19 field hospitals
Better to plan for too much than not plan for enough, say hospitalists who helped build COVID-19 field hospitals.
U.S. overdose deaths hit an all-time high
Fentanyl and methamphetamine are contributing to rising numbers of fatalities, federal officials say.
Timing of endoscopy for acute upper GI bleeding
In high-risk patients hospitalized with upper GI bleeding, is earlier endoscopy beneficial?
Text-based COVID monitoring system could reduce deaths, relieve ED in winter surge
The new program could play a role in decreasing disparities in COVID outcomes, says an investigator.
Early rhythm control in atrial fibrillation (EAST-AFNET trial)
Is rhythm control superior to rate control in treating early atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
EMPEROR-Preserved findings confirmed in ‘true’ HFpEF patients
Ticagrelor reversal agent achieves quick hemostasis: REVERSE-IT
The monoclonal antibody bentracimab, which can rapidly reverse ticagrelor, was found effective and safe in an FDA-requested interim analysis of a...
Comparing pulmonary embolism mortality risk scores
How well do risk scores estimate mortality outcomes in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE)?
EHRs have no impact on inpatient heart failure clinical choices or outcomes
Relative to usual care, prognostic information at the bedside provided no advantage for heart failure care.
Troponin elevation at any age is a risk for cardiac mortality
Is an elevated troponin value associated with increased mortality, regardless of age?