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Beta-blocker choice may affect outcomes in cirrhosis and acute MI | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Patients who took beta1-selective blockers had fewer major cardiac and cerebrovascular events within two years of an index myocardial infarction (MI) than those taking nonselective beta-blockers, a Taiwanese study found.

High inpatient occupancy levels associated with lower risk of hospital-acquired C. diff | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Researchers analyzed administrative data from 2008 to 2012 among Medicare recipients with a discharge diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumonia at 327 California hospitals.

Short course of antibiotics worked as well as long for Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Rates of mortality, recurrent bloodstream infections, and Clostridium difficile infections within 30 days were similar whether patients received eight or 15 days of antibiotics.

Review finds benefit to early feeding for mild to moderate pancreatitis | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The results support feeding acute pancreatitis patients sooner than recommended by current guidelines, according to the review authors, but an accompanying editorial urged caution in applying the research to practice.

C. diff recurrence risk reduced with bezlotoxumab versus placebo, industry study finds | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The number needed to treat to prevent one Clostridium difficile recurrence was 10 in the overall patient population and 6 in patients age 65 years and over and those with previous infections.

H2 blockers prevented clinically important GI bleeding better than PPIs in ICU patients | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The retrospective study included 70,093 ICU patients who had at least one risk factor for stress ulcers and therefore had received a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) or histamine H2-receptor antagonist (H2 blocker) for three or more days.

Antibiotic stewardship programs reduce incidence of C. difficile, multidrug-resistant infections, review finds | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The systematic review also found that antibiotic stewardship programs were significantly more effective when implemented along with infection control measures.

Facility-level antibiotic use associated with C. difficile rates in long-term care | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Importation of Clostridium difficile was three times more common in long-term care than in acute care, leading the study authors to recommend better coordination of infection control across settings.

February 24, 2017 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly delivers a monthly summary of news in gastroenterology and hepatology, including the latest research, clinical guidelines, and FDA drug actions.

September 28, 2018 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly delivers a monthly summary of news in gastroenterology and hepatology, including the latest research, clinical guidelines, and FDA drug actions.

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