Search Tag: in-hospital mortality

ICU Management

Neutropaenia and mortality in critically ill cancer patients

2018 11 Dec

A group of researchers from France and six other countries assessed the influence of neutropaenia on outcome of critically ill cancer patients by meta-analysis of individual data. Among 7,512 critically ill cancer patients included in this systematic review, neutropaenia was independently associated with poor outcome despite a meaningful survival.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Triggers and Timing of Acute Coronary Syndromes

2017 01 May

Results of a new Israeli study support the importance of triggers of acute coronary syndromes and the potential for this information to be used for preventive strategies. Although a trigger overall did not predict mortality or readmission, physical exertion was associated with reduced in-hospital mortality and emotional stress with a higher 30-day... Read more