This cohort study assessed the association of the use of mechanical ventilation in nursing home residents with advanced dementia and the increasing number of intensive care unit beds among claimants in the Medicare Minimum Data Set.
This cohort study compares risks of thromboembolic stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, major extracranial bleeding, and mortality in Medicare beneficiaries with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation who initiated dabigatran or rivaroxaban therapy for stroke prevention.
This cohort study assesses the associations of animal and plant protein intake with the risk for mortality in 2 populations of US adults.
This study examines whether hospitals have consistent patterns of ICU utilization across 4 common medical conditions and the association between higher use of the ICU and hospital costs, use of invasive procedures, and mortality.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of high-dose sodium selenite, with or without use of a procalcitonin algorithm to guide therapy, and its association with mortality in patients with severe sepsis.
This cohort study of Medicare beneficiaries with acute stroke examines associations between admission to a primary stroke centers and case fatality, and investigates whether prolonged travel time offsets the association.
This cohort study examines the associations of specific dietary fats with total and cause-specific mortality in 2 large ongoing cohort studies of men and women.
This population-based study examines the incidence of all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in individuals with type 2 diabetes based on socioeconomic status.
This prospective study uses data from the Nurses’ Health Study to evaluate associations between attendance at religious services and mortality in women.
This study investigates whether hospitals with more stars (on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rating system) have lower risk-adjusted 30-day mortality and readmissions than hospitals with less stars.
This national cohort study examines the prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control of hypertension and assesses the effect of hypertension on cardiovascular disease mortality among adults in China.
This double-blind, multicenter 6-month randomized clinical trial tests whether an intervention of systematic comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA), followed by the transitional care bridge program, improved activities of daily living compared with systematic CGA alone in older acutely hospitalized patients.
This analysis examines whether asymptomatic bradycardia in patients without cardiovascular disease is associated with a lower cardiovascular risk profile, less subclinical atherosclerosis, and decreased incident CVD and mortality.
This cohort study evaluates the results of a lack of data on patients’ do-not-resuscitate status as part of mortality outcomes in assessment of a hospital’s quality.