Two articles in this issue propose potential responses. A Perspectives piece by a hospitalist suggests that inpatient physicians think about harm reduction, while conference coverage from the American Public Health Association
It's my message to hospitalists: Get involved, be part of the change, and take advantage of your training and perspective to make a difference in these readmission rates,” said Dr. ... It is our perspective as generalists and as managers of a wide
Exploring qualitative perspectives on surgical resident training, well-being, and patient care.
One should try to keep a healthy perspective. When I'm a patient, I'd rather not be “the hip fracture with the UTI in 219a;” I'd prefer to maintain ... 3. Stay calm in emergencies. 4. Maintain your perspective. 5. Refer patients to social services
Collaboration with patients' families offers benefits.
First up is a historical perspective on insurance coverage and hospital utilization.
High trauma of hospitalization has been associated with readmission risk.
From the patient perspective, the C-TraIn program kicks in on admission.
We need to really explore from the patient and family perspective first, before we have any inherent judgments about whether or not to continue or withdraw life-sustaining treatment,” said Dr.
s perspectives on the decisions.