Category Name: In the Literature

In the Literature

Contrast-Induced Nephropathy: Confounding Causation

A great deal of controversy surrounds the association of IV contrast with acute renal injury. However, a recent study suggests this association is myth rather than fact. This post by Dr. Sinert evaluates this new study and the importance of confounders.


GI Bleeds: Who Needs ICU Level Care?

Having difficulty determining whether or not your GI bleeder is stable for the floor? Read on as we discuss risk stratification tools and risk factors for severe GI bleeds.