Search Tag: clinical outcomes

Cardiology Management

Guideline adherence and survival in aortic stenosis

2017 12 Sep

Guideline adherence for serial evaluations in aortic stenosis is associated with increased survival rate and improved clinical outcomes, according to new research published in JAMA Cardiology. The findings support the need for close monitoring of patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis and help to validate current guidelines for serial evaluations.... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Admission for the Very Elderly: A Cost Analysis

2017 23 May

Considering the poor clinical outcomes, and that many intensive care unit (ICU) admissions may be undesired by very elderly patients (aged 80 or older), ICU costs in this population are substantial, according to a new study published in the journal Critical Care."Our finding that a preference for comfort care predicted a lower cost independent of mortality... Read more