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By Denise Baez In a large, international multicentre study of more than 11,000 patients with suspected myocardial infarction (MI), researchers successfully used machine learning to accurately predict the likelihood of a definite MI diagnosis. The tool can be used to individualise the risk...
A pharmacist at the bedside of patients who present to the emergency department with life-threatening bleeding or need for an emergent procedure decrease time to 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) administration, according to a study published in the Journal of Emergency Medicine. For...
Giving trauma patients with haemorrhagic shock the hormone arginine vasopressin (AVP) reduces the volume of blood products required to stabilise them by half, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery. The findings suggest that administering AVP to trauma patients with severe bleeding could...
In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers are making new progress in finding ways to detect a traumatic yet sinister brain injury -- and getting closer to preventing further damage. “A unique feature of this study is that it includes patients who hit their heads but have no symptoms...
Typical symptoms are more common and have greater predictive value in women than in men with myocardial infarction (MI), according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The finding puts into question a long-held medical myth that women tend to suffer atypical MI...

Conference Reports

By Frances Morin

PARIS -- September 2, 2019 -- Use of a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I assay and key risk stratification thresholds in patients suspected of having acute coronary syndrome is highly effective in identifying low-risk patients, allowing for the avoidance of unnecessary...

By Alex Morrisson

DALLAS -- May 24, 2019 -- Asthma exacerbations requiring hospitalisation were reduced 79% in patients taking tezepelumab compared with placebo, according to an exploratory analysis of the phase 2b PATHWAY study presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American...

By Shazia Qureshi

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands -- April 16, 2019 -- Omadacycline appears to be effective and safe in patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) or acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection (ABSSSI) who also have mild or moderate renal insufficiency,...

By Shazia Qureshi

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands -- April 16, 2019 -- A study assessing emergency department patients presenting with fever or elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) suggests that chest x-ray might not be a useful diagnostic if no other signs or symptoms of pneumonia are present....

By Charles Grey

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- March 25, 2019 -- In patients with catecholamine-resistant distributive shock and baseline mean arterial pressure (MAP)

Results of the phase 3 Treatment of High-Output Shock (ATHOS-3) trial, presented here at the 39th International Symposium on...

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