Tag: emergency general surgery

1. Patients undergoing emergency general surgery in a retrospective cohort study were at nearly twice the risk of venous thromboembolism when compared to patients undergoing elective surgery. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) Despite comprising a relatively small proportion of the total surgeries performed, procedures classified as emergency general surgery (EGS) account for...
Remdesivir in adults with severe COVID-19: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial 1. Adults with severe COVID-19 treated with remdesivir had numerically faster time to clinical improvement compared to controls, but the difference was not statistically significant Evidence Rating: 1 (Excellent) Months into declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, there still remains...
1. Older adults who undergo emergency general surgeries face similar rates of hospital use, days away from home and work, and one-year mortality rates compared to other acute medical patients Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Pneumonia, myocardial infarction, and heart failure are common acute medical conditions that result in hospitalization, post-discharge...