This month's issue includes stories on hospitals going green, wearing appropriate attire on the job, and conference coverage from Hospital Medicine 2013. ... Other topics in this conference coverage section includepearls, patient satisfaction, and
This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... Our bonanza of conference coverage starts with a recap from the National Readmission Summit last December, then
This issue offers strategies to fight bias, expertise on mechanical ventilation, and virtual conference coverage.
Multiple articles in this issue focus on the value of care, including a historical perspective on insurance coverage and hospital utilization. ... Related conference coverage stories offer tips from the Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference on
Following are some highlights of the conference. Traumatic brain injury. Jamie Cooper, MD, deputy director of the ICU at Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, discussed outcomes of severe TBI.
Physicians not only overestimate prognosis, many consciously present a more optimistic prognosis to patients than they privately believe.
ACP's meeting in New Orleans promises many offerings for hospitalists.
An expert gives tips on when and how to use prophylaxis.
Conference coverage of the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting offers communication strategies, and a Test Yourself provides related questions.
Research and advice from an internist who treats homeless patients.