In this large case control study of patients who developed Cdiff infection associated with antibiotics, the risk of developing Cdiff was 7 times higher than baseline in the month after antibiotic use, but was still 3 times higher than baseline in the 2nd and 3rd month after cessation of antibiotics. The risk of Cdiff persists long after antibiotics have ceased (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 […]