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Attitudes of nursing staff toward interprofessional in-patient-centered rounding
Abstract Historically, medicine and nursing has had a hierarchical and patriarchal relationship, with physicians holding monopoly over knowledge-based practice of medical care, thus impeding… Expand
Minimally Invasive Approaches to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Meta-Analysis.
BACKGROUND Limited data exist studying the outcomes of the 2 minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (AVR) strategies-mini-sternotomy (AVR-st) and right anterior thoracotomy (AVR-th). We… Expand
Association of a Remotely Offered Infectious Diseases eConsult Service With Improved Clinical Outcomes
- Aaron Tande, E. Berbari, +4 authors John C O'Horo
- Open forum infectious diseases
- 1 January 2020
Abstract We performed a case–control study to evaluate an electronic, asynchronous infectious diseases consultative service at 2 rural hospitals within our health system. Patients with consultation… Expand
Diagnosis of coronary artery fistulas: clinical aspects and brief review of the literature.
An 86-year-old woman with history of hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and coronary artery disease was admitted with new-onset congestive heart failure and pneumonia. She underwent coronary… Expand
Aortic Atheromas: Current Knowledge and Controversies: A Brief Review of the Literature
Atheromatous disease of the aorta is a known marker of vascular disease and is associated with ischemic stroke, peripheral embolization, and coronary events. Transesophageal echocardiogram is… Expand
An exploratory study of the use of advance directives by US oncologists.
- U. Sharma, J. E. Schroeder, +6 authors R. Go
- WMJ : official publication of the State Medical…
- 22 August 2013
PURPOSE This study sought to determine the rate of advance directive completion among US oncologists and factors influencing such a decision. METHODS We surveyed 7590 members of the American… Expand
A report of 2 cases of myopericarditis after Vaccinia virus (smallpox) immunization.
BACKGROUND To counter the possibility of smallpox being used as a biological weapon, in 2002 the US government restarted a smallpox vaccination campaign. Myopericarditis is a possible cardiac… Expand
Escherichia coli pyomyositis in an immunocompromised host.
BACKGROUND Pyomyositis due to Escherichia coli (E. coil) is rarely reported in immunocompromised patients with hematological malignancy. CASE REPORT We present a case report of a 34-year-old man… Expand
Association between hyperlipidemia and mortality after incident acute myocardial infarction or acute decompensated heart failure: a propensity score matched cohort study and a meta-analysis
Objective To examine the effect of HLP, defined as having a pre-existing or a new in-hospital diagnosis based on low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level ≥100 mg/dL during index… Expand
Scientific evidence underlying the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for Supportive Care.
e19506 Background: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has published guidelines for supportive care of cancer patients. However, the level of scientific evidence on which these… Expand