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.
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
Shifting from the problems facing attendings to those they may be causing, this month's Q&A looks at bullying in academic medicine. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
The study, published in the Nov. 10, 2008 Archives of Internal Medicine, found that 63.5% of almost 800,000 adults discharged from 35 hospitals in 2006 received an antibacterial drug, ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Executive Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Don't focus too hard on the needs of patients that you forget your own and those of your colleagues, though. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief.
Our editorial board members then selected 10 nominees from the group whom they deemed truly outstanding, a difficult task given the impeccable qualifications of all who were nominated. ... Please email us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor,
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.
You're hearing from me for the first time in a while; now I'd like to hear from you. ... Email us your thoughts and suggestions. Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Successful comanagement, experts say, involves defining hospitalists' and surgeons' roles from the very start. ... Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
See the story for details. In clinical topics, another inside feature focuses on cellulitis. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief.