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January 2007

Let's get (more) physical

Photo by Thinkstock. “It starts with one busy year of practice where a physician decides, for example, that instead of auscultating the lungs, they will just order a chest X-ray ... and it is very technique-dependent,” said Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP,
September 2013

A matter of respect

Disruptive behavior is common in U.S. hospitals, according to a recent survey.
April 2010

Want to know why a patient's readmitted? Ask him.

Maybe they interview the home health nurse who decided to send the patient back to the emergency room that day, or the doctor in the office practice,” said Dr. ... These cross-continuum teams are another requirement of the STAAR program. “The
April 2011

Dabigatran or warfarin?

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

Hospitals reach for the stars

Would patients give your hospital care a five-star rating? As a hospitalist, it can be tough for you to determine and even harder for potential patients to find out. ... about the impact of this change in practice, he said he could physically feel the
July 2019

Assisted suicide

ACP officially opposes legalization, saying the practice can undermine patient trust and distract from ongoing efforts to improve end-of-life care. ... But the College doesn't support the practice.”. He described one of his patients, a man terminally
September 2010

Don't forget the lungs

Even your healthy older patients who are going to major noncardiac surgery are going to be at higher risk for pulmonary complications,” said Dr. ... Smetana. However, if your obese patient has obstructive sleep apnea, as many do, he or she may be at
September 2010

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

Pain in the gut

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

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