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Four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate versus andexanet alfa for the reversal of traumatic brain injuries

Emergency Medicine Journal

Primary outcome includes rate of mortality/hospice at hospital discharge. After adjusting for severity of TBI and comorbidities with regard to tomortality/hospice, there were 15 (25.4%) patients in the andexanet alfa group and 49 (18.5%) in the 4F-PCC group (OR 1.34; 95% CI 0.67 vs 26.1%; p<0.005).

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Personal Stories From Nurse Life on the Road: How Adina Love Lives Up to Her Name

Core Medical Group

Having been a hospice volunteer where she ultimately served for 11 years, Adina applied her compassion and commitment to patient care to the next level by diving into nursing school at age 36. Adina Love is a CoreMedical Group travel nurse who lives in Indiana with her husband and two kids.

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Friday Reflection 32: The Trauma of Not Dying Alone

Sensible Medicine

Others are transferred to inpatient hospice centers. Home hospice is never an option for someone with no family, no friends, and, often, no home. The decision to begin hospice brought guilt, grief, and relief.  Gunshot wounds, tuberculosis, amputations, protein-calorie malnutrition.

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Friday Reflection 31: 30 Years and Counting

Sensible Medicine

Sometimes we are initiating hospice; other times the patient is moving to be with family who will take responsibility for end-of-life care. That said, he would not hear about hospice care, telling us, and himself, that he might still regain enough strength for the oncologist to treat him.

Hospice 96
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Steroids on Steroids | DSI > RSI

JournalFeed

Steroids on Steroids Spoon Feed Patients with septic shock on norepinephrine who were treated with fludrocortisone and hydrocortisone had an associated reduction of in-hospital death or discharge to hospice compared to those treated with hydrocortisone alone.

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Norepinephrine, hydrocortisone, and fludrocortisone

Emergency Medicine Education

88275 patients reviewed and in hospital mortality and discharge to hospice as a primary outcome measured. JAMA published a retrospective cohort study among septic patients who received vasopressor (norepinephrine) and hydrocortisone to show if adding fludrocortisone was more effective to this regimen compare with only giving hydrocortisone.

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Friday Reflection 30: Thirty Years and Counting

Sensible Medicine

Sometimes we are initiating hospice; other times the patient is moving to be with family who will take responsibility for end-of-life care. That said, he would not hear about hospice care, telling us, and himself, that he might still regain enough strength for the oncologist to treat him.

Hospice 52