Findings of a new study do not support the use of statins with the goal of improving VAP outcomes, according to researchers who sought to determine whether statin therapy decreased day-28 mortality among ICU patients with the disease.
By employing paramedics to help patients control asthma outside a hospital setting, Indiana University School of Medicine is looking to reduce hospitalizations and healthcare costs while creating a model that can be duplicated nationally.
Patients prescribed either bupropion (Zyban) or varenicline (Chantix), are no more likely to get depressed, commit suicide or harm themselves than those prescribed nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), according research published in BMJ.
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