• Prescribing statins for patients with ACS? No need to wait 

    Gov-Ari, Hanna K.; Stevermer, James J. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-12)
    PRACTICE CHANGER: Prescribe a high-dose statin before any patient with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoes percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI); it may be reasonable to extend this to patients being evaluated for ACS.1
  • A simple way to reduce catheter-associated UTIs 

    Pereira, Susan L.; Nguyen, Liz; Stevermer, James J. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-05)
    The administration of a prophylactic antibiotic when a surgical patient’s urinary catheter is removed can cut the rate of urinary tract infections in half. PRACTICE CHANGER: Ensure that antibiotics are administered to ...