For example, piperacillin-tazobactam (Zosyn) prescribed to treat Haemophilus influenzae (too broad) or Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (doesn't cover it).
Mentors play a crucial role in helping less experienced physicians develop their careers. A good coach can provide needed perspective and guidance.
Plotnikoff, FACP, an internist at Abbott-Northwestern, when recounting the patient's story.
This month's issue includes a cover story on endovascular therapy for stroke, as well as coverage from Hospital Medicine 2015. ... Exciting advances are being made in stroke treatment. As our cover story reports, recent large successful trials have
Metlay said. “We really tried to emphasize the importance of getting microbiological tests when you're going to cover for these pathogens, because then at least at 48 hours, if you
Sheehy was charged with delivering even more bad news: Medicare would not cover her transfer to a skilled nursing facility (SNF).
If that's the case at a facility you're considering, find out if you would stay in the hospital while on call or cross-cover from home. ... Will I be expected to cover more than one hospital? Do you award bonuses based on relative value units (RVUs)?
Initial training, whether it lasts a few days or a few weeks, can make a crucial difference in a hospitalist's long-term productivity and career satisfaction.
While the military screens soldiers leaving Iraq and Afghanistan for mental health problems at least twice within six months of returning from combat, PTSD can show up several months or years after a person leaves the battlefield. Internists in
In our cover story, Stacey Butterfield examines the evidence for and against comanagement, some common pitfalls to avoid, and tips on making comanagement work for your group. ... If you have a Success Story of your own, or a potential Mindful Medicine