Laboratory quality is an overlooked area of clinical medicine, according to Douglas Beigel, president of COLA, a nonprofit organization that accredits medical laboratories in the U.S. ... Beigel said. He spoke to ACP Hospitalist about the importance of
I envision these [computer] tools freeing us to spend more time with our patients,” said Herbert Chase, MD, professor of clinical medicine in biomedical informatics at Columbia University in New York ... The study was published online April 20, 2011 in
of endocrinology at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... They concluded that integration with the hospital's EHR is key to improving clinical practice.
Despite this, clinical outcomes of patients discharged from EDs were good overall, Dr. ... Clinical characteristics, management, and outcomes of patients diagnosed with acute pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: initial report of EMPEROR
In Groves's classic article,“ Taking Care of the Hateful Patient,” which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1978,“ hateful” (i.e., difficult) patients are described as ... Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2002;4:30-38. Gutheil TG,
In the American Journal of Medicine analysis, one-third of the preventable AKI episodes were traced to a lack of sufficient fluids before administration of a contrast-dose agent. ... associate chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine at the
an author of the viewpoint in JAMA and associate professor of medicine and infectious diseases fellowship program director at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. ... New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch. Feb. 15, 2015. Accessed online on
professor of medicine and clinical pharmacology at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. ... It depends on the site of the bleeding, the severity, the reversibility, and how much the anticoagulant contributed,” said Peter Kowey, MD, FACP, a
A single measurement of FEV. 1. incompletely represents the complex clinical consequences of COPD because 1) FEV. ... Exacerbations are often the defining clinical events in the life of a patient with COPD.
Siegler, MD, a hospitalist and professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.“ One phenomenon that we see is the incipient ulcer can be missed completely ... Consider nuclear medicine scans and radiographs to identify