Copernicus caused a huge shift in the human perspective towards the universe (although it's unlikely that the universe took notice of this).
This issue also includes a story on programs to improve hospitalists' bedside physical examination skills, and a Perspectives piece inspired by a researcher's first presentation at a large medical conference.
And speaking of impending changes, the ICD-10 transition is in October; our Perspectives piece explains why you should care and how to prepare.
National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is on Sept. 17, and we're marking it with a Perspectives piece on how one hospitalist's personal losses have inspired her to try to
With teamwork, I think the signal is maybe a little bit more clear that bedside rounds does seem to benefit, particularly teamwork from the nursing perspective.
From a patient's perspective, it doesn't really matter if their myocytes are dying outside the hospital or inside the hospital.
From a preventive ethics perspective, the attending hospitalist should never have had to face this ethical dilemma. ... For any clinical intervention, the central patient-centered question is, “Do the expected benefits outweigh the expected burdens
Birkmeyer added. “A bigger issue than the redistribution of patients from community to specialty hospitals, from the perspective of society, is how the opening of specialty hospitals is changing the threshold
The September issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available, with articles about rapid response, heart failure, patients' perspectives, and hospitalist fellowships. ... Other stories in this issue describe what can be learned from patients' perspectives on
Dressler aimed to provide some perspective. “Is the percentage of patients who come in with syncope, who are admitted to the hospital, who have a PE, 17%?