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Abstract Number: 131

MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER ADMISSION FOR FALL: COEXISTING SYSTEMIC INFECTIONS IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF FALL

Background: Infectious disease-related factors that may contribute to or complicate falls have received relatively little attention in the literature. Specifically, the prevalence of coexisting systemic infections (CSIs) in patients presenting with a fall and admitted [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER ADMISSION FOR FALL: COEXISTING SYSTEMIC INFECTIONS IN PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF FALL

HM2018 Abstract Number: 83

In hospital outcome of elderly patients admitted with fall who have been anticoagulated, warfarin versus NOACs?

Background: Aging is associated with increased prevalence of atrial fibrillation and thrombophlebitis. Anticoagulation has been shown to be effective in preventing thromboembolic events in AF patients and treatment of thrombophlebitis. Non-vitamin k antagonist oral anticoagulants [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:36+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on In hospital outcome of elderly patients admitted with fall who have been anticoagulated, warfarin versus NOACs?