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Syncope units: One solution to an expensive problem

each year. Diagnostic costs can climb into the tens of thousands of dollars, and costs of care are high: $8,700 per admission, with an average length of stay of 3 ... The teams were not isolated management units, but rather specialized teams with
November 2013

Clinical decision rules for PE equally accurate

Four clinical decision rules for diagnosing pulmonary embolism (PE) perform similarly when combined with D-dimer testing. ... This finding is significant because the simplified rules enable easier computation of scores during daily clinical care, the
June 2011

Meet Our 2019 Top Hospitalists

As Dr. Hunt put it, “She leads on the frontline, juggling clinical care, coordination of resources, and collaboration with multiple stakeholders in a complex hospital system.”. ... Her interest in improving care for patients with disabilities was
November 2019

Integrative medicine: Coming to a hospital near you

Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, a group of 39 centers that supports integrating CAM into clinical care. ... Eisenberg said. “Those are clinical communication skills that aren't tethered to the modality in question.
April 2008

Maintain vigilance for MERS

health care settings, related to breaches in infection prevention and control practices, according to a WHO report. ... The virus does not appear to transmit easily from person to person unless there is close contact, such as providing clinical care to
October 2015

The scourge of seven on/seven off

But the intensity of care we provide is at a much higher level than that of our consultant colleagues. ... Because we often spend so little time with these patients, clinical care is sloppy, patients are unhappy, and unnecessary tests and consults are
May 2011

How year-two skills are forged from year-one lessons

Though much less intense, my medical school clinical clerkships did in fact prepare me to be an intern. ... This can be difficult early on in the academic year when interns are learning the basic ins and outs of clinical care, such as how to place orders,
January 2014

10th Annual Top Hospitalists issue

As clinical practice director at Northwestern, ACP Member Rachel Cyrus, MD, is in charge of making day-to-day care as rewarding as possible for the hospitalist group. ... Residency: UWSM Seattle-Boise Primary Care Pathway. Title: Chief of the hospital
November 2017

Act early to avert AKI

Kellum, MD, a professor of critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. ... We as researchers scratch our heads,” said Dr. Thakar. “Maybe overall intensive care has improved.
October 2013

Top Docs

I think it's extremely important that hospitalist directors also do clinical care because I'm out there on the front lines, experiencing the same thing that they do,” he said. ... Mattison said she couldn't imagine doing more satisfying work than
November 2008

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