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HM2018 Abstract Number: 343

Patterns of opioid prescribing practices in a teaching hospital

Background: Opioids are widely prescribed for cancer and non-cancer related pain in hospitalized patients. The opioid usage increased roughly three times in the past two decades. Pain is a feeling of distress evoked by sensory [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 342

LOW PROCALCITONIN CAN EFFECTIVELY RULE OUT BACTEREMIA

Background: Blood stream infection is associated with high mortality and morbidity. Blood cultures are considered the gold standard for diagnosing bacteremia in sepsis patients. However, blood culture results may take at least 12 to 24 [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 340

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 [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 339

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. [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 341

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 [...]

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 337

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 [...]

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