For issues ranging from needing dialysis to seeking of opioids, the plans set clear guidelines for patients and physicians, potentially preventing repeated hospitalizations, or at least clarifying the course when they ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield.
physician editor, an Expert Analysis about malignant bowel obstruction, and a Newman's Notions about a patient with calciphylaxis who was successfully treated with a very old-fashioned therapy. ... Enjoy (although maybe not while you're eating)! Sincerely
This month's edition focuses on decompensated heart failure, and next up (sometime in the next few months, since Morning Report will be an occasional feature) is pneumonia. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
But, according to recent data from the CDC, CAUTIs have proven more difficult to reduce than more complicated infections; rates actually went up between 2009 and 2013, despite hospitals' targeting of ... Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP
Sometimes, the best chance a patient has for optimal care is to be transferred from your facility to one with more appropriate resources. ... Write to us about them. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
Speaking of the ED, our feature story examines lessons from a study that asked patients returning to the ED why they did so. ... Tell us about them. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
In other coverage of the Internal Medicine 2014 meeting, we discuss how to handle medical errors, from apologizing to patients to ensuring a meaningful institutional response to dealing with legal ramifications. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in
Our editorial board members then selected 10 nominees from the pool whom they deemed the most outstanding. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
Meanwhile, medical students and residents from Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut share what they learned from interesting patients in our quarterly installment of The Brief Case. ... We'd love to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor,
Also in this issue, we have recaps of three sessions from the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting in late spring, coveringand pain management. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.