In this single center cohort of patients with acute non-traumatic abdominal pain, abdominal CT changed the diagnosis in 49% of patients and changed the management plan in 42% of patients. Abdominal CT adds to the diagnosis and management plan in about half of ED patients with acute non-traumatic abdominal pain (abstract)
This large systematic review found rectal NSAIDs significantly reduced the risk of post-ERCP pancreatitis compared to pancreatic duct stents (abstract).
This large population-based cohort found the most common causes of drug induced liver injury to be augmentin and diclofenac, followed by herbal and nutritional supplements (abstract).
This large trial of patients with a relative contraindication for enteral feeds were randomized to early TPN or usual care. There were no differences in the groups in 60 day mortality or LOS, but those on TPN did have a shorter time ventilated and less muscle/fat loss. It is unclear based on this trial if […]