Hospitalists packed the room on Monday for a pre-course brimming with information on how to better care for patients undergoing surgery
Clinical question: Is fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) an efficacious and safe treatment approach for patients with recurrent ...
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CORONADO, CALIF. – Variation in readmission risk across hospitals following certain surgical procedures is more attributable to hospital factors...
Restrictive Blood Transfusion Strategies May Increase the Risk of Mortality, Morbidity for Elderly Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgery
Are there particular groups of patients in which lower transfusion thresholds (transfusion only at lower hemoglobin levels) may be harmful?
What is the incidence of loss of independence (LOI) for older adults after surgery, and is there an association between LOI and readmission or...
Association of Frailty on One-Year Postoperative Mortality Following Major Elective Non-Cardiac Surgery
Clinical question: What is the association of preoperative frailty on one-year postoperative mortality? Background: Frailty is an aggregate...
Clinical question: What is the harm associated with long-term beta-blocker therapy in patients with uncomplicated hypertension undergoing non-...
Postoperative Clostridium Difficile Infection Associated with Number of Antibiotics, Surgical Procedure Complexity
Clinical question: What are the factors that increase risk of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in postoperative patients? Background: CDI...
New Findings Show: Factors Contributing to the Prevalence in readmission for Bariatric Surgery Patients
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one in 20 bariatric surgery patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of having the procedure,...