O’Grady, MD, an infectious disease specialist in the department of critical care medicine at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. ... Replacing PVCs as clinically indicated requires that hospitals tighten up their insertion and care
advance care plan,. VAP prevention (head elevation), and. CRBSI prevention (CVC insertion protocol). ... Dr. Kirkland is a hospitalist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a critical care specialist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
treat of 13 and 8, respectively, compared to standard medical care. ... Dr. Kirkland is a hospitalist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., a critical care specialist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, and a member of ACP Hospitalist's
But the critical care team has it under control,” they told me. ... The truth is that I took good care of a patient, but at one point in his care screwed up.
Intensive care units have another advantage over general medicine wards, and that's an increased ratio of nurses. ... By showing their own personal data from the unit, it really helped make it meaningful to them,” said Stacy Jepsen, MS, a clinical
The 2017 Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines, published in the March 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine, announced the Campaign's adoption of the Sepsis-3 definition of sepsis as ... If physicians do not follow these SEP-1 definitions, a
Specialty: Pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Something I wished I'd learned in medical school: We were trained to be very clinical and detached in our relationships with our patients. ... As my practice went along, I became more involved in
Pre-courses will cover critical care, cardiology, HIV/AIDS, drug therapies and leadership skills. ... Current political events inspired several new sessions. A Friday afternoon session will look at President Obama's accomplishments on health care reform
The idea that hospital-level care could be provided in patients' homes has been around for decades. ... Speaking of detecting, alert critical care specialists were some of the first to figure out electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung
This issue features stories on ICU care, resident training, and perioperative care for cancer patients, among others. ... Solutions are at hand, however, as studies suggest that having discussions with family about care preferences, training clinicians