On-The-Fly Report

Today, Kristy and Kim shared a few recent admissions with us in a round table setting. Some takeaways:

  • NSTEMI (regardless of type) is associated with worsened prognosis
  • In the setting of suspected osteomyelitis, empiric antibiotics should be held prior to bone biopsy to assist with long-term management; however, if the patient has evidence of soft tissue or systemic infection, empiric antibiotics are necessary
  • Thrombophilia workups for VTE are usually not cost effective

Some useful resources: