Weisinger only admits paying patients? Does the hospital have a group of doctors that is paid to see uninsured patients? ... Does he have an arrangement with another group to see the uninsured patients?
There are adverse outcomes despite perfect care in medicine. That's the whole point behind malpractice suits, trying to sort out who had the bad outcome due to a true problem, ... or who simply had a bad outcome despite every possible measure taken to
Worried about development of subcutaneous emphysema from necrotizing pancreatitis, the examiner removed the hospital gown to fully inspect the abdomen. ... The patient remarked that he periodically shaved various parts of his body, including his abdomen,
toxicity. J Med Toxicol. 2010; 6:327-330. ). A Sept. 8, 2011 letter to the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine agreed with the above and added that physical ... N Engl J Med. 2011; 365:967-968. ). The letter authors describe “bath salts” as
I agree that we must know our patients very well to decide what medication to use but was surprised to see the recommendation for disulfiram before acamprosate or naltrexone. ... Impressively, the numbers needed to treat were 12 to 20 to see these
Adding to the challenge are debates about the existing risk-scoring methods and uncertainties about how aggressively to administer fluids for patients who might be more vulnerable to severe pancreatitis. ... Obesity is a significant risk factor.”. But
difficile-associated. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: READER DISAGREES ABOUT KEFIR FOR C. ... consistent probiotic preparations and adverse events. According to the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
For example, do you read it at A, B, C, or D in the figure to the right? ... LETTER TO THE EDITOR. BUNDLED FEE SYSTEM CAN WORK I would like to comment on "A Bundle of Joy or Trouble?" (ACP Hospitalist, December 2009).