Translating Research into Practice

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COLONIZATION WITH NON-TOXIGENIC STRAIN OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE DECREASES RISK OF SUBSEQUENT DIARRHEA-A META ANALYSIS

Background: Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) is a notorious nosocomial threat to health and a leading cause of infectious diarrhea. It is associated with billions of dollars of US health care costs annually due to long [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on COLONIZATION WITH NON-TOXIGENIC STRAIN OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE DECREASES RISK OF SUBSEQUENT DIARRHEA-A META ANALYSIS

Revefenacin, an Investigational Long-acting Muscarinic Antagonist for Nebulization: Pooled Results of Replicate Phase 3 Trials in Patients With Moderate to Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Background: Currently, once-daily nebulized bronchodilator therapy is unavailable for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Prior studies demonstrated that once-daily revefenacin (REV) doses of 88 and 175 µg produced significant bronchodilation in COPD patients. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:14:25+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on Revefenacin, an Investigational Long-acting Muscarinic Antagonist for Nebulization: Pooled Results of Replicate Phase 3 Trials in Patients With Moderate to Very Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Solving Medical Mysteries At The Undiagnosed Diseases Network

Background: Patients with rare disorders or previously undocumented conditions with a genetic basis often go undiagnosed for many years despite extensive evaluations under skilled physicians in their communities and tertiary care centers. These patients are [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:40+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on Solving Medical Mysteries At The Undiagnosed Diseases Network

Using an Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tool to Improve Evidence-based ordering for Venous Catheters

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are an increasingly popular choice in the acute care setting for intravenous therapy. However, compared to other catheters, PICCs are associated with a higher risk for venous thromboembolism and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:49+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on Using an Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tool to Improve Evidence-based ordering for Venous Catheters