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Obesity complicates diagnosis

The rising prevalence of obesity has created health dangers for patients and new challenges in diagnostic testing for hospitalists.
October 2011

Telemedicine, from both sides now

So he obliged. After this incident and others that followed, the Emory eICU created protocols that support this unique aspect of teleICU practice, Ms. ... Given this, hospital administrators are pressed to find staffing models that extend the reach of
August 2019

Making a good connection

Barnett responded with empathic questions: “What's your concern about this? You seem skeptical … what's most important to you right now?”. ... Tell me about your cat,” she said. That simple sentence changed the dynamic of the conversation.
April 2009

Pain in the gut

Sometimes a careful history and minimal screening are more effective than extensive scans and tests.
February 2012

Agreeing on an ending

The only reason there was heat from my standpoint is because I care about what your mom is going through.’ “. At San Francisco General Hospital, where Dr. Luce practices, a physician ... Luce said. “If your thinking isn't very cogent, you are going
November 2010

Improving handoffs from the ED

They're detail-oriented and comprehensive, but maybe a little slower.”. Communication expert Julie Apker, PhD, found that these differences were maintained in practice, and even increased, when she studied handoffs ... Social contact is helpful but
October 2011

Dabigatran or warfarin?

With dabigatran now a viable alternative to warfarin, hospitalists and hospitals should develop a plan for its use.
March 2011

Baffled by beta-blockers

Dr. Fleisher, who chaired the writing committee for the 2007 ACC/AHA perioperative guidelines, worried that physician practice might have swung too far in the other direction following the POISE findings.
April 2010

Act quickly and listen a lot

Alfandre has experienced the frustration of patients leaving AMA in his own practice. ... One year from now, no one will believe what you say, but your written words will be presumed to be accurate, so don't skimp on this,” he said.
March 2010

Code status discussions sometimes difficult, but necessary

I give my treatment plan recommendation for them, then say, ‘You look very well now, but I do not have a crystal ball and I need to know your preferences.’ I ... If the answer is “yes,” your job should be considerably easier.
October 2009

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