Journal Feed Weekly Wrap-Up
- Dec 10th, 2022
- Clay Smith
We always work hard, but we may not have time to read through a bunch of journals. It’s time to learn smarter.
Originally published at JournalFeed, a site that provides daily or weekly literature updates.
Among patients ≥65 years who presented to the ED with delirium, confusion, or altered mental status, 15.6% had an abnormal head CT. Presence of neurologic deficit was a significant predictor for abnormal CT, but anticoagulation was not.
Head Computed Tomography Findings in Geriatric Emergency Department Patients with Delirium, Altered Mental Status, and Confusion: A Systematic Review. Acad Emerg Med. 2022 Nov 4. doi: 10.1111/acem.14622. Online ahead of print.
Early administration of oseltamivir in children hospitalized for influenza reduced length of stay, decreased 7-day readmission, need for critical care, and ECMO or death.
Association of Early Oseltamivir with Improved Outcomes in Hospitalized Children with Influenza, 2007-2020. JAMA Pediatr. 2022 Nov 1;176(11):e223261. DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.3261.