The shortage of injectable opioids is reaching critical levels in hospitals nationwide and leaving health system pharmacists scrambling to find alternative treatment options for patients.
Older adults have a greater risk of falling to begin with. But this risk heightens considerably within the first six months of a hospital release, according to a recent study.
Recent research examined survival rates among patients with kidney failure.
A 47-year-old obese female patient who is hospitalized after undergoing major abdominal surgery, is afraid of needles and refuses to receive a prescribed shot of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis. How should the situation be handled?
Researchers evaluated the effectiveness of an approach to lower blood pressure and reduce antihypertensive medication use in patients with resistant hypertension.