Good informed consent should be a concern for any physician who performs a procedure with risks.
Advice for hospitalists from a radiologist on how to choose the right scan for every patient.
This issue also features the latest news on sickle cell disease, conference coverage on infectious diseases, and a Q&A about Hurricane Maria recovery. ... This issue also includes coverage from IDWeek, the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases
Recent research could change standard practice.
Sick ICU patients outnumber the people allocated to care for them, notes J. Christopher Farmer, MD, FACP.
A report from IDWeek 2014 covers the latest treatments.
This issue also includes coverage of Internal Medicine Meeting 2015, when ACP gathered in Boston to celebrate its centennial. ... In the first conference coverage article, a Boston physician describes his work providing and researching health care for
Kahn. “How much more benefit are you going to get by adding intensivist coverage at night?”. ... Kahn. Because the country's supply of intensivists is limited, daytime care could potentially be affected by the focus on night coverage.
Studies have shown that controlling blood glucose closely and carefully improves survival and morbidity among intensive care patients, but the ideal target remains controversial.
Pain, blood pressure, and transfusions are among the topics covered.