Evidence refutes routine use of haloperidol for the treatment of delirium.
Among older Medicare beneficiaries admitted to long-term acute care, more than one-third died in an inpatient setting.
According to the results of a small phase 2 trial, there was no superior benefit of an open lung mechanical ventilation strategy vs conventional ventilation in patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Among patients with multiple concurrent central lines, an ICU stay, a longer admission, a dialysis catheter, and a central line-associated bloodstream infection were more likely.
Persistent inflammation and immunosuppression biomarkers were linked to increased mortality and readmission after discharge.
Acute exposure to air pollution during week prior to delivery, day of, and day prior to delivery may increase the odds of NICU admission.
Multiple breaches included inadequate hygiene, unsafe injection practices, poor cleaning, and disinfection.
The Neonatal ConchaSmart Breathing Circuit is used in neonatal and infant patients who require mechanical ventilation, positive pressure breathing assistance, or general medical gasses.