Are efforts to fight catheter-associated urinary tract infections worth the cost?.
Our cover story looks at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Diabetes Associationâs new guidelines on glucose and how the new evidence may affect hospitalistsâ practice. ... In our cover story, Stacey Butterfield looks at
Experts struggle to find the optimal venous thromboembolism prophylaxis strategy.
Here are his suggestions:. Definitely use guidelines if they cover a topic you are unfamiliar with or unsure about.
Near miss programs help hospitals spot trends and areas for improvement.
Seymann. “If the patient is one of those who have Pseudomonas or MRSA, you don't want to wait to cover that for a few days.”.
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available and the cover story describes how hospital designers are more often seeking clinician input to enable inpatient practice to be more efficient ... This month's Q&A explains how some health systems are
requirements. The cover story of the December ACP Hospitalist will focus on small hospitals' challenges, including EHR adoption.
Physicians can wield considerable influence to ease the suffering of patients in pain, starting with identifying the optimal drug and administering it before pain escalates.
Large-scale efforts to prevent delirium have been around for years, but hospitals also can take smaller measures if they don't have the immediate resources or ability to overhaul care.