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Just How Much PCI Has Shifted to Outpatient Settings?

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) rates held steady after a COURAGE trial-related dip but have increasingly moved to the outpatient setting, population-based data from several states showed. Rates of PCI declined by a relative 10.5% from 2010 to 2017 (232.8 vs 260.2 per 100,000, P

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Outpatient antibiotic use falling across the USA, suggests study of over 1,200 clinics

Outpatient antibiotic prescribing fell by almost 4% a year between 2011 and 2018, according to a study of prescribing patterns in the largest integrated health care system in the USA, being presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) held online this year. Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities play a large role…