A quality improvement program significantly increased the proportion of patients who were appropriately prescribed blood thinners for atrial fibrillation at hospital discharge.
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Northwestern faculty translate cardiovascular discoveries into clinical guidelines for the nation.
Most patients who report a penicillin allergy are in fact not allergic, and verifying allergies before resorting to less-effective antibiotics can improve outcomes and avoid the spread of antimicrobial resistance, according to a review in JAMA.
Americans with primary care received significantly more high-value care and reported better patient experience and healthcare access, compared to those without primary care, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A one-time stem cell transplantation therapy for multiple sclerosis showed improvements over the current treatment, according to a preliminary trial.
A new study published in The BMJ illustrates the scale of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in the U.S. outpatient setting, with the most comprehensive estimates to date.
A new full-body scan could help clinicians better assess patients during cancer treatment, according to a recent study.
A treatment of inhaled inorganic nitrite did not improve exercise capacity among patients with a common form of heart failure, according to a clinical trial published in JAMA.
Two drugs commonly prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, heart failure or amputation, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.