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
The article gathers advice from intensive and palliative care experts on how hospitalists can help ensure that patients' care preferences are elicited and followed. ... 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.
For our feature story, we interviewed experts who have thought deeply and creatively about how to create the ideal ward team—one that both supports and learns from its members. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Successful comanagement, experts say, involves defining hospitalists' and surgeons' roles from the very start. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
As a result, hospitals have been devising strategies to deal with the shortfalls, from alternate treatment protocols to restrictions on the way coveted drugs are used. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, 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.
Physicians aren't the only ones who bend the rules when it comes to treatment. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
See how it was done in that city, and what other communities are doing along the same lines. ... Tell us about it. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Learn about what's new in the field and how experts are helping this technology get “smarter.” acph-201611-speech-recognition-software. ... Finally, many physicians collaborated on this month's Brief Case, which includes a collection of cases from