Methylprednisolone + standard care may reduce HBV-ACLF–related mortality

The addition of methylprednisolone to standard care* reduced mortality risk in patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF), according to a study from China.

DOAC starter packs being prescribed in adults without acute VTE diagnosis
A recent study has found that many patients on direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) starter packs had no diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism (VTE), raising fears regarding inappropriate prescribing and potential complications.
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