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MKSAP quiz on perioperative care

The following cases and commentary, which focus on perioperative care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 16). ... Lungs are clear to auscultation bilaterally. Which of the following is the most appropriate
January 2013

Perioperative care

suggesting that tobacco treatment does not raise the risk of perioperative complications,” the authors said. ... Given that hospitalization is a teachable moment with high patient motivation to quit smoking, there appears to be a large opportunity to
December 2019

Caring for cancer patients

service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, who provides perioperative care to surgical patients. ... Some hospitals are moving toward models that incorporate hospitalists as part of the perioperative care team.
February 2013

Earlier hip fracture surgery admission associated with lower in-hospital mortality than later treatment

They added that data on time from injury to hospital arrival were not available and that unobserved variations in care delivery across hospital types and sizes may have influenced both surgery
August 2018

The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is online

The February issue of ACP Hospitalist is online. Featured stories examine the best use of ICU beds, how to teach residents to lead, and perioperative care of cancer patients. ... Caring for cancer patients. Hospitalists working in perioperative settings
February 2013

Guiding perioperative care for bariatric surgery

Cause-and-effect questions like these pose diagnostic challenges for hospitalists involved in perioperative assessment of bariatric surgery patients. ... While there's no need to rewrite the guidelines for perioperative care in these cases, hospitalists
March 2008

Perioperative care

A perioperative strategy of direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) interruption that did not require the use of heparin bridging or coagulation function testing was associated with low rates of major bleeding and ... Researchers assessed the safety of a
August 2019

Coding corner

Coding corner Billing for routine perioperative care by hospitalists may require modifiers. ... transferring care to the hospitalists), then the physicians must use modifiers to indicate this transfer.
June 2008

MKSAP quiz on anticoagulation

Administration of aspirin no later than the end of the second day after a stroke is an accepted quality-of-care core metric in primary and comprehensive stroke centers. ... Perioperative aspirin continuation in a patient whose only indication for
October 2016

Perioperative aspirin may improve outcomes after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior PCI

Compared to placebo, perioperative aspirin during noncardiac surgery may improve 30-day outcomes in patients with prior percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a recent study found. ... during the perioperative period,” the editorialists wrote.
November 2017

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