In a matched retrospective trial involving older patients with a hip fracture, Neuman and coauthors found that regional anesthesia compared with general anesthesia was not associated with a lower 30-day mortality rate.
This study compares before-after changes in Medicaid revenues and uncompensated care at hospitals in states with vs without expansion of Medicaid.
This cohort study uses international registry data to characterize clinical risk factors, microbiology, and outcomes of patients who developed infective endocarditis following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of escitalopram with placebo on death and hospitalization among patients with chronic systolic heart failure and depression.
This randomized trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of losmapimod vs placebo on cardiovascular outcomes in patients hospitalized with an acute myocardial infarction (MI).
This Medical News & Perspectives story discusses the clinical advances and future promise of penis transplants.
This cohort study uses international claims and registry data to describe site of death, health care utilization, and hospital expenditures in the 180-day and 30-day periods before death among elderly patients with cancer in 7 developed countries.
This epidemiology study uses registry data to investigate the prevalence of bystander- and first responder–initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation in North Carolina and associations with survival after cardiac arrest.
This population epidemiology study uses data from a Japanese national registry to characterize trends in use of chest compression and defibrillation by bystanders and associated rates of neurologically intact survival among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.