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
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
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
approaches for reducing health care-associated bacteremia rather than necessarily advocating antibiotic prophylaxis,” they wrote.
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.
Earlier hip fracture surgery admission associated with lower in-hospital mortality than later treatment
They added that data on time from injury to hospital arrival were not available and that unobserved variations in care delivery across hospital types and sizes may have influenced both surgery
This issue features stories on ICU care, resident training, and perioperative care for cancer patients, among others. ... In other clinical coverage, our feature story looks at the increasing role hospitalists play in perioperative care of cancer patients
Optimizing care for patients with hip fractures will require development of systems with more efficient preoperative patient evaluation and stabilization, more flexibility of scheduling and surgical workforce capacity, and effective approaches
Administration of aspirin no later than the end of the second day after a stroke is an accepted quality-of-care core metric in primary and comprehensive stroke centers. ... Perioperative aspirin continuation in a patient whose only indication for
The pathway, based on expert consensus, offers recommendations on whether and how to periprocedurally bridge and the process of restarting anticoagulation after a procedure.