Milrinone and dobutamine show no difference for cardiogenic shock treatment

1. Milrinone was shown not to be significantly different than dobutamine for the treatment of cardiogenic shock. 2. In-hospital deaths of patients treated with either...

Antiviral agents such as zanamivir and baloxavir are associated with improved time to symptom...

1. This network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) concluded that four antiviral medications successfully reduce the duration of influenza symptoms, of which zanamivir...

Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants associated with superior stroke prevention over warfarin among patients with...

1. Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) were associated with decreased stroke/ systemic embolism risk compared to warfarin among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation...

Oral ondansetron administration in children seeking emergency department care for acute gastroenteritis

1. Among a cohort of children with gastroenteritis in the emergency department (ED), administration of oral ondansetron was associated with a reduction in index...

3-item stroke scale for large vessel occlusion associated with improved rates of endovascular stroke...

1. Endovascular therapy, a stroke reperfusion technique, was performed 2.8-fold more often after a 3-item stroke scale was installed as protocol in Chicago to...

Active management superior to expectant management for persisting pregnancy of unknown location

1. Active management (methotrexate or uterine evacuation followed by methotrexate if needed) more frequently resulted in pregnancy resolution among patients with persisting pregnancy of...

Health care workers working on COVID-19 wards at increased risk for nosocomial SARS-CoV-2 infection

1. The risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection was nearly 4-fold higher among health care workers working on COVID-19 inpatient wards compared to workers not in...

Video capsule endoscopy is safe and effective in the initial evaluation of acute gastrointestinal...

1. Use of video capsule endoscopy was associated with increased detection of bleeding and reduced use of personal protective equipment and exposure of staff...

Targeted screening not superior to nontargeted screening for human immunodeficiency virus in the emergency...

1. Targeted versus nontargeted HIV screening in the emergency department resulted in a similar number of new HIV diagnoses, yet a lower percentage of...

7-day antibiotic therapy is noninferior to 14-day therapy in afebrile men with urinary tract...

1. A double-blinded, randomized controlled trial found that there were no significant differences between afebrile men treated for 7 days versus 14 days of...

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