Prophylactic tranexamic acid prevents significant blood loss after cesarean delivery

1. Prophylactic tranexamic acid treatment was shown to lower the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage in women undergoing cesarean delivery. 2. Tranexamic acid treatment was shown...

Intracerebral hemorrhage may be an independent risk factor for arterial ischemic events

1. Patients with an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) had an increased risk of ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction events compared to those without a previous...

Sepsis performance measure implementation not associated with clinical outcomes improvement

1. Adoption of the Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle (SEP-1) program resulted in greater adherence to individual process measures such as...

Young adult patients recovering from COVID-19 might be at increased risk of acute ischemic...

1. The rate of acute ischemic stroke was elevated in South Asian males recovering from asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 2019 (COVID-19) infection. Evidence Rating Level: 4 (Below...

Novel cardiovascular biomarkers associated with modest discrimination in early, noninvasive diagnosis of type 2...

1. Biomarkers quantifying endothelial dysfunction, microvascular dysfunction, and/or hemodynamic stress provided modest diagnostic performance in the early discrimination of type 2 myocardial infarction (T2MI)...

No transmission of SARS-CoV-2 observed in clinically-recovered individuals who continue to test positive for...

1. No transmission events of SARS-CoV-2 during the 2019-2020 NBA season were observed despite 36 asymptomatic individuals with persistent positive RT-PCR tests engaging in...

Poloxamer 188 not effective for acute management of vaso-occlusive episodes in patients with sickle...

1. Poloxamer 188 did not decrease parenteral opioids reliance for pain control during acute vaso-occlusive episodes in adults and children with sickle cell disease. Evidence...

Aspirin treatment without indication in patients on direct oral anticoagulants may increase the risk...

1. In patients treated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for atrial fibrillation or venous thromboembolism (VTE), adding aspirin (ASA) was associated with increased bleeding...

Postoperative infection post-fracture linked to substantially reduced future household income

1. Postoperative infection in patients with surgicallytreated fractures is associated with significantly decreased patient household income Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Approximately 6.3 million fractures...

Targeted intervention improved Infant Bronchiolitis treatment by deimplementing ineffective management practices

1. Targeting specific ineffective bronchiolitis treatment practices and further educating hospital staff on appropriate treatment was more effective at deimplementing inappropriate treatment, compared to...

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