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
Delirium prevention is getting serious attention. Earlier this year, the Society of Critical Care Medicine released guidelines on managing delirium in the ICU and emphasized ways to stop the condition from ... But smaller measures can be taken by
make it more accessible, and eliminating the atrium space to make more room for patient care and clinician workspaces. ... A 2013 study, for example, published in Critical Care Medicine, demonstrated exposure to natural light or pleasing views did not
The web-based survey gathered data from 762 members of the Neurocritical Care Society, Society of Critical Care Medicine, and American Academy of Neurology to assess current practices in neuroprognostication. ... Results were published by Critical Care
The review was published in the March Critical Care Medicine. Compared with control patients, probiotics patients had lower incidence of VAP (fixed effects model: odds ratio [OR], 0.61; 95% CI, ... Data from 2,766 managed care beneficiaries were included.
This content is adapted with permission from HCQ Consulting. An attending is billing 45 minutes of inpatient critical care. ... The billing physician must directly provide the critical care services personally to the patient.
Results were published in the December 2012 Critical Care Medicine. The mean methodological score of all trials was 9.5 (range, 6 to 13) of a possible 14. ... Still, the authors concluded that critical care clinicians should work to avoid hyperglycemia
Results were published in October's Critical Care Medicine. Forty-two percent of patients had early passage of stools and 58% had late passage; the two groups didn't differ significantly ... Overall, these study results may help to identify ventilation
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.
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 editorial board.