Search Tag: In-Hospital Death

ICU Management

Sepsis: early lactate measurements make a difference

2018 29 May

Sepsis has become a leading cause of in-hospital death and new research findings may help explain why this is so. A significant number of patients with suspected sepsis do not have their lactates measured within the recommended timeframe and, as a result, they experience delayed antibiotic therapy and IV fluid administration, as well as increased... Read more

Cardiology Management

In-Hospital Death after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

2016 08 Mar

A new statistical model has been developed by researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville that can predict risk of in-hospital death after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The study is published in JAMA Cardiology .  TAVR is used primarily in patients who have critical aortic stenosis and are not good... Read more