Participants were identified from consecutive critical care admissions between April 1, 2009, and March 31, 2014, with survival status ascertained as of March 31, 2015. ... Limitations of the study include differences in follow-up duration and the fact
medical director of the Eskenazi Health Critical Care Recovery Center in Indianapolis, which is affiliated with Indiana University. ... Dr. Sevin and other critical care clinicians recently compiled a checklist, “The Dirty Dozen,” with broad guidance
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the Wake Forest School of Medicine, in cooperation with ACP, are offering a course called “Point-of-Care and Critical Care Ultrasound, ... of-care and critical care settings.
To bill for these procedures, add modifier “–25” to the critical care code. ... Physicians should include all of the following when documenting for critical care services.
Clinicians should be trained in communication skills and shape the decision making process to individual patient preferences, advised the American College of Critical Care Medicine and American Thoracic Society. ... Recommendations on shared decision
In summary, critical care is a specific, well-defined set of services and procedures. ... Code 99291 (60 minutes) plus. Code 99292 (40 minutes). Critical care time, 105 minutes:.
Critical care physicians vary widely in their estimates of ICU benefit, according to a recent study. ... Results were published online Oct. 9 by Critical Care Medicine. Overall, 8,792 physicians were contacted about the study, and 1,223 agreed to
The following cases and commentary, which focus on critical care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 18).. ... A critical first step entails removing wet clothing and covering the patient with insulating material,
pathways into critical care training, along with inclusion of all interested trainees, are needed to meet future workforce demands. ... 2. A common critical care medicine examination, cosponsored by the separate boards, should be developed.
Fisher, MD, MSc, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician at UMass Memorial Medical Center, both in Worcester, ... In an accompanying article, experts