Search results for "Perioperative care"

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Guiding perioperative care for bariatric surgery

Cause-and-effect questions like these pose diagnostic challenges for hospitalists involved in perioperative assessment of bariatric surgery patients. ... While there's no need to rewrite the guidelines for perioperative care in these cases, hospitalists
March 2008

PPIs associated with risk for postop pneumonia after CABG, study indicates

Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be associated with a higher risk for postoperative pneumonia after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) than H2-receptor antagonists, according to a new study.
October 2013

MKSAP quiz on perioperative care

The following cases and commentary, which focus on perioperative care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 16). ... Lungs are clear to auscultation bilaterally. Which of the following is the most appropriate
January 2013

The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is online

The February issue of ACP Hospitalist is online. Featured stories examine the best use of ICU beds, how to teach residents to lead, and perioperative care of cancer patients. ... Caring for cancer patients. Hospitalists working in perioperative settings
February 2013

Caring for cancer patients

service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, who provides perioperative care to surgical patients. ... Some hospitals are moving toward models that incorporate hospitalists as part of the perioperative care team.
February 2013

New guidelines on perioperative evaluation and management

Cardiology experts released new guidelines on perioperative care of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery last week. ... Aug. 1. For more on perioperative medication management, see our June cover story in ACP Hospitalist.
August 2014

MKSAP quiz on insulin

Therefore, many patients, even those who have previously been well controlled with diet or oral medications, may need insulin during the perioperative period. ... with diabetes in acute care and perioperative settings.
April 2014

Six-minute walk distance before cardiac surgery predicts cognitive dysfunction afterward

In addition to six-minute walk distance, intensive care unit length of stay, age, and Mini-Mental State Examination score were found to be independent risk factors for postoperative cognitive dysfunction. ... In addition to the 6MWD, intensive care unit
May 2018

Coding corner

Coding corner Billing for routine perioperative care by hospitalists may require modifiers. ... transferring care to the hospitalists), then the physicians must use modifiers to indicate this transfer.
June 2008

Score predicts PCI complications for patients with chronic total occlusion

Researchers identified 3 factors that were independent predictors of complication: age older than 65 years, lesion length of 23 mm or longer, and use of the retrograde approach.
October 2016

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