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Study Findings Assists Surgeons to Counsel Seniors, Help Hospitals to Intervene with Patients in Certain Situations

Findings from a research study will help surgeons to counsel seniors before an operation and enable hospitals to intervene when these patients have a history of a fall, malnutrition, delirium or decubitus. The researchers noted that older patients have a different physiology and unique set of needs that may make them more susceptible to complications …

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Overuse of Prescribing: Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting

Patients seen in emergency departments were twice as likely to receive an antibiotic only when needed, compared to patients seen in outpatient clinics, according to a news study to appearing in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) in May 2019.   The researchers …

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