Quick Take: Differing risk of mortality in trauma patients with stab wounds to the...

Stab wounds are managed operatively and, in select cases, non-operatively, depending on a patient’s hemodynamic stability, the anatomic location of the stabbing, and whether...

Decrease in admissions, testing of patients with brief resolved unexplained events

1. After the 2016 change in the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) guidelines for brief resolved unexplained events (BRUEs), both rates of admission and...

Quick Take: Optimal Combination of Compression Rate and Depth During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Functionally...

While it is known that suboptimal chest compressions are associated with worse outcomes after cardiac arrest, the optimal combination of chest compression rate (CCR)...

Quick Take: Efficacy of prehospital criteria in identifying trauma patients susceptible to undertriage

While the early recognition of severe traumatic injury is associated with improved morbidity and mortality, undertriage has been associated with poorer patient outcomes. Previous...

Quick Take: Hospital volume and outcomes for acute pulmonary embolism

Patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) can present with a myriad of symptoms, and without prompt recognition and treatment, are at risk of developing life-threatening...

Quick Take: Prevalence of aspirin use for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in the...

Aspirin (ASA) continues to be used for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients at increased risk, despite evidence consistently demonstrating little...

Intensive blood pressure management reduces risk of recurrent stroke

1. In this randomized control trial conducted in Japan, intensive blood pressure control (less than 130/80) was associated with reduced risk of first recurrent...

The TRACT trial: no mortality benefit observed in African children with uncomplicated severe anemia...

1. In African children with uncomplicated severe anemia, immediate blood transfusion did not notably alter patient mortality at 1- or 6-months post treatment compared...

Neonates with isolated historical fever likely at lower risk for serious bacterial infection

1. In this retrospective cohort study, infants with a history of fever but without fever on presentation to the hospital or subsequent fever while...

Post-procedure stroke rates stable in TAVR patients in United States

1. In this retrospective cohort study, the rate of 30-day post-procedure stroke after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) remained stable during the first five...
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