Archive - December 2016
Hospitalists team up with nurse practitioners and physician assistants
Research and expert perspectives on vital sign monitoring
ED conference features football players' association medical director
Outreach program helps improve outcomes after an acute hospitalization
Not all patients who accrue high costs are frequent utilizers of services
Diagnoses documented in a patient's record must be substantiated by clinical criteria generally accepted by the medical community
When you've spent as much time in a hospital as I have over the years, you tend to develop a sixth sense as to when something isn't quite right
This month's issue includes articles on improving handoffs, monitoring vital signs, working with advanced practice providers, and more
Cases involving headache and vomiting after a fall, soccer injury, blurred vision after an assault, and others are presented
Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals
Acupuncture versus morphine for acute pain relief, outcomes data for physicians, beta-blockers at discharge after elective PCI, and more
Inpatient antibiotic prescribing, bundled payments and joint replacement costs, and more
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From the February 15, 2017 edition
- Vancomycin may have mortality benefit over metronidazole for patients with severe C. difficile, study finds
- Severe sepsis patients getting earlier antibiotics were less likely to develop shock
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