Critical Care News

Machine-Learning Models Allow Early Detection of Sepsis in NICU
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Troponin Assay Confusion May Cause Misdiagnosis of Acute MI
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Home Health Clinicians Frequently Lack Access to Hospital Records
Probiotic Sanitation Cuts Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitals
Predictors ID'd for Successful Removal of Mechanical Ventilation
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Methanol Toxicity Can Result From Occupational Exposure
Problems Identified With Gaps in EHR Functionality in Morning Rounds
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Intraoperative Methylprednisolone During Bypass Not Renal Protective
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
Wireless Sensor System Feasible for Monitoring Vital Signs in NICU
Antibiotic Delay Leads to Increased Risks in Seniors With UTI
Kidney Disease Affects Revascularization Outcomes
MRI Cardiac Stress Test Predicts Death From Heart Disease
Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarctions Up Among Young Women
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Leg Amputation in ESRD Patients Should Prompt Palliative Care Discussion
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Higher O2 Sats With Manual Vent During Intubation of Critically Ill
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Sepsis Common in Terminal Hospitalizations, Discharges
Discharge Opioid Rx for Heart Dz Patients May Impact Follow-Up
Risk for MRSA Reduced With Postdischarge Decolonization
Sinks by Toilets in ICU Patient Rooms Harbor Harmful Bacteria
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Functional Decline Seen for Many Frail Patients After TAVR, SAVR
Delayed EMS Response Time Tied to Mortality After Car Accident
Dialysis Staff-Initiated CPR Ups Outcomes in Cardiac Arrest
Value-Based Incentive Program Does Not Cut Catheter-Linked UTIs
Burden of Sudden Cardiac Death Higher in Black Men, Women
Minimal Benefit for Decision Aid About Prolonged Ventilation
Infective Endocarditis Related to Injection Drug Use Rising
NOACs Recommended as First-Line Prevention of Stroke in A-Fib
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Gun Injury Hospitalization Cost Over $911 Million 2010 to 2015
Doctors Should Encourage Exercise in Patients With Diabetes, CV Disease
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Sociodemographic Factors Predict Recovery After Traumatic Injury
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up for Women With H1N1 Flu in ICU
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Nine Cases of Wound Botulism ID'd in Injection Drug Users
Muscle Atrophy Occurs Rapidly in Critically Ill, Ventilated Children
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Clinical Tool Rapidly Assesses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
30-Day Postdischarge Mortality Up With HRRP Implementation
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
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