One area in which physician advisors may become involved is the use of mortality risk prediction scores. ... We're always happy to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
The piece on “non-evidence-based medicine” is the first of five recapping sessions from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting in May. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
administrators' attitudes about making mistakes, and the level of autonomy on the job. ... Share your thoughts with us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
Also in this issue are a collection of perioperative care pointers from the Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium last fall, and the final installation of our three-part series on documentation ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP
For a slightly different perspective, humor columnist Jamie Newman, MD, FACP, clues us in on what it's like to have a hospital full of newbies—from the patient's point ... We always look forward to hearing from you! Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor.
In conference coverage, our report from the Diagnostic Error in Medicine 6th International Symposium discusses actions hospitalists can take right now to reduce diagnostic errors in their individual practice, on their ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold.
Delirium prevention is getting serious attention. Earlier this year, the Society of Critical Care Medicine released guidelines on managing delirium in the ICU and emphasized ways to stop the condition from ... We're always happy to hear from you.
The benefits of such care include, of course, gains in patient satisfaction, but research also suggests it can reduce readmissions. ... We're always happy to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor.
Our cover story provides an overview of the types of patients most inclined to develop pressure ulcers, how to prevent pressure ulcers when possible, how to distinguish ulcers from similar-looking ... We're always happy to hear from you. Sincerely,.
Our inaugural column highlights cases at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut and is written by Christopher Sankey, MD, ACP Member, the physician editor of The Brief Case column. ... Associate Editor Stacey Butterfield outlines the questions to ask