Mentors play a crucial role in helping less experienced physicians develop their careers. A good coach can provide needed perspective and guidance.
Hypotension drug faces withdrawal
Key to halting cognitive decline is recognizing red flags and acting early. Delirium in hospitalized patients, including those with dementia, can be prevented in most cases if hospital staff is trained to recognize symptoms and act quickly.
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.
The physicians, along with seven acute care research nurses, cover 16 hospitals in person and 25 by phone. ... Because we cover so many hospitals and a population of 1.3 million, we can't do quality care for every stroke at every hospital,” Dr.
Carmel St. Ann's in Columbus, Ohio. “Patients often get admitted because they have a concerning story, but the real question is how high is their risk in the short term,
This month's issue includes a cover story on contact precautions, features on stroke units and insulin pumps, and an Expert Analysis on Rocky Mountain spotted fever. ... Whether, when and how to implement contact precautions on the ward and in the ICU is
Our fourth annual Top Hospitalists issue recognizes leaders and teachers, innovators and mentors, researchers and pioneers.
Our call for nominations last spring yielded an impressive number of nominees, from which our editorial board selected the ten featured here. These physicians have done admirable work in patient rounding, resident education, technology, workload
An expert hematologist explains how to recognize and treat heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.