Current guidelines to diagnosis pulmonary embolism in pregnant patients offer conflicting recommendations.
Lack of plumbing maintenance; aging infrastructure; warm, humid climates; and exposure to the immunocompromised may contribute to an increase in Legionnaires disease.
The American Heart Association has updated its scientific statement on blood pressure readings.
The “4 Moments of Antibiotic Decision Making” provides simple, structured guidelines on antibiotic prescribing, similar to previous models pertaining to hand hygiene, central line insertion, and other practices.
The objectivity of biomarkers in COPD to predict medication response, disease severity, and prognosis shows promise, but future trials need to examine biomarkers’ response in patients with COPD subtypes.
In a review of repurposing medications for pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment, dichloroacetate, metformin, and rosiglitazone/pioglitazone had the most preclinical data to support their use.
Investigators sought to confirm long-standing hypotheses that acute infections can lead to myocardial infarction.
On the surface, a plan to get able-bodied individuals back to work in order to maintain their Medicaid benefits sounds reasonable — until it’s not.
The complexities of today’s high-tech methods of communication, data sharing, and data storage lay practices open to unforeseen and constantly changing threats, requiring vigilance and training of medical staff.
As with any profession, returning to work after long-term absence because of illness or injury can be daunting for healthcare providers.