The second is Expert Analysis, where we ask an expert to weigh in on best practices for a particular clinical issue. ... If you have coding questions you'd like to see answered in upcoming columns, or topics for expert analysis, let us know at
This issue also includes two of our regular reader-written clinical features: Brief Case, with cases from Emory Division of Hospital Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine, and Expert Analysis,
The issue also includes an article about identifying the victims of human trafficking, an expert analysis of malignant bowel obstruction, and the latest edition of the.
Last but not least, our Expert Analysis covers cholesterol embolism syndrome.
This analysis, gathered from several sources including writing committees and expert opinions, discusses the pathophysiology, current definitions, classification system, clinical manifestations, diagnostic algorithm, management, and prognosis of the
A meta-analysis of 13 studies found a 19% risk reduction with early acute statin initiation (“The effect of early, intensive statin therapy on acute coronary syndrome: a meta-analysis of ... A meta-analysis of statins in surgery revealed a 38% relative
This issue also contains an Expert Analysis on myopericarditis and The Brief Case, the latter of which was submitted by physicians from Hennepin County Medical Center.
Pulmonary hypertension is the focus of our Expert Analysis and coding column this month—learn how to diagnosis and treat the condition, and then how to get paid for your work.
Presentation, complications, diagnosis, and treatment are among the topics covered.
Read our Expert Analysis about treating ascites in patients with portal hypertension, then test what you've learned with our MKSAP questions.