No significant differences in outcomes between pre- and post-treatment administration of P2Y12 inhibitors for...

1. There does not appear to be any difference in outcome between pre- and post-treatment administration of P2Y12 inhibitors among patients experiencing a non-ST...

Angiotensin II infusion for refractory shock associated with improved hemodynamic stability and decreased vasopressor...

1. The administration of angiotensin II among patients with refractory shock was associated with improved hemodynamic stability and decreased total vasopressor requirement at three...

Low molecular weight heparin associated with better outcomes than unfractionated heparin in pediatric trauma...

1. Among trauma patients aged 10 to 17, the use of low molecular weight heparin as compared with unfractionated heparin was associated with fewer...

Serum IL-6 and TNF-α levels identified as independent predictors of COVID-19 severity and mortality

1. Serum IL-6 and TNF-α were strong, independent predictors of disease severity and death among those with suspected and confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection. Evidence Rating Level:...

Proadrenomedullin predicts severe community-acquired pneumonia among children

1. Among children with community-acquired pneumonia, proadrenomedullin more accurately predicted severe disease than established biomarkers such as C-reactive protein and procalcitonin. Evidence Rating Level: 2...

Left atrial emptying fraction identified as a prognostic factor for sinus rhythm maintenance following...

1. Left atrial emptying fraction was identified as an independent prognostic factor for sinus rhythm maintenance, following direct current cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients Evidence...

No mortality benefit found for hydroxychloroquine or tocilizumab for the treatment of COVID-19

1. Hydroxychloroquine use in hospitalized and tocilizumab use in ICU lab-positive COVID-19 patients were not been associated with decreased death. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) There...

Decreased ED visits and increased rates of hospital admissions in early months of COVID-19

1. A decrease in emergency department visits occurred across five major U.S. healthcare systems in the first four months of COVID-19. 2. An increase in...

Characteristics of COVID-19 in febrile infants 2 months of age and younger

1. In a case series of febrile infants age 60 days or younger admitted to a New York City hospital, no patient had severe...

Anti-anaerobic therapy over-prescribed for patients with aspiration community-acquired pneumonia

1. Nearly all patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia have at least one risk factor for aspiration, though few present with clinical aspiration pneumonia. 2. Bacterial...
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