This issue focuses on a couple of those. Our cover story looks at how inpatient pain treatment has pulled back from opiate prescribing in response to the current epidemic of addiction. ... The article gathers advice from experts and guidelines on how to
Hospitalists endeavor to give all patients the attention they deserve, but their busy schedules sometimes preclude doctors from spending quality time at the bedside. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
Successful comanagement, experts say, involves defining hospitalists' and surgeons' roles from the very start. ... Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
And it's important to introduce these concepts at the beginning, with doctors-in-training. ... 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.
Our bonanza of conference coverage starts with a recap from the National Readmission Summit last December, then continues with summaries of sessions from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Annual ... Write to us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold.
Speaking of coming and going from the hospital, multisite hospitalist program directors are the focus of another story in this issue. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
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.
hospitalists. Finally, we have patient cases from around the world in our Brief Case feature, written this month by hospitalists from the University of California, San Francisco, and Hôpital St. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP
Poor hygiene, sloppy charting, missed appointments.and perhaps a telltale smell on the breath. ... We're always glad to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor.