Best of Hospital Medicine 2013 Part II
This week: Blood Transfusions in Upper GI Bleeding, Aspirin in DVT prophylaxis, Vasopression and Steroids in Cardiac Arrest, MRSA Decolonization, Fluid and Sodium Restriction in Heart Failure
Fahad and Amol want you to gain familiarity with a number of major new studies in hospital medicine published in 2013.
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DR Anderson et al. Aspirin versus low-molecular-weight heparin for extended venous thromboembolism prophylaxis after total hip arthroplasty: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jun 4;158(11):800-6. (PubMed).
SD Mentzelopoulos et al. Vasopressin, steroids, and epinephrine and neurologically favorable survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2013 Jul 17;310(3):270-9. (PubMed).