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Croup Symptoms, Hospital Readmissions Reduced With Glucocorticoids

January 08, 2019 Share this content: Glucocorticoids reduced the rate of hospital return visits and admissions compared with placebo in children with croup. Children with croup who were administered glucocorticoids had reduced symptoms at 2 through 24 hours and lower rates of return hospital visits and admissions, according to a clinical analysis published in Annals… Read More »

Hospital beds from Hill-Rom get sensor tech

Dive Brief: Chicago-based medical products manufacturer Hill-Rom Holdings is launching a new generation of hospital beds equipped with heart and respiratory rate sensors. Using EarlySense technology, Centrella Smart+ Beds continuously monitor patients’ vital signs and alerts nurses if a change is detected. EarlySense has been shown to help lower “code blue”-related mortality by 83% and… Read More »