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Hospital-acquired pneumonia in the elderly

These issues make the study of HAP and VAP difficult because there is no gold standard for diagnosis. ... Philadelphia: American College of Physicians; 2007. The information included herein should never be used as a substitute for clinical judgment and
October 2007

Taking charge after discharge

clinician. In some programs, chronic disease patients get their checkup phone calls directly from a nurse, who either deals with any clinical issues or passes the patient along to someone at ... Forbes said. The specified issues tackled in the call could
January 2013

Computers teaching patients

They like talking about unique clinical issues and what's specific to that patient. ... Jack. Louise will also check to see whether patients are having any adverse reactions to their new medications, and then alert nurses back at the hospital to any
March 2011

Internal Medicine 2014: Orlando sun and Doctor's Dilemma® fun

Waxman Clinical Skills Center. “With the changing ABIM recertification requirements, this is an easy way to keep up and comply with the requirements,” said Ms. ... Pregler said. Finally, when they've finished wrestling with clinical issues, medicine
March 2014

Guiding perioperative care for bariatric surgery

Obesity-related clinical issues that the hospitalists home in on include obesity hypoventilation syndrome, sleep apnea, cardiomyopathy of obesity and pulmonary hypertension. ... Reed said. At Baystate, hospitalists who note a change in the patient's
March 2008

Focus on: Pressure ulcers

Siegler, MD, a hospitalist and professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. ... The information included herein should never be used as a substitute for clinical judgment and does not represent an official position of
July 2007

Primer: Stroke

The clinical manifestations of stroke and TIA depend predominantly on the location of the stroke within the central nervous system. ... The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale offers rapid clinical assessment of key components of the neurologic
April 2007

Stents, cholesterol and heart drugs dominate cardiology conference talks

Harrington, MD, a member of the Scientific Session program committee and director of cardiovascular clinical trials at the Clinical Research Institute of Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., ... A novel therapy for [acute decompensated
May 2007

Primer: Acute renal failure

The clinical setting often suggests the cause of ARF. Recent exposure to a new medication or associated extrarenal manifestations may suggest the diagnosis. ... The clinical presentation of urinary tract obstruction may vary from anuria to polyuria
March 2007

Hospitalists outside the hospital

The visits aim to address clinical issues related to a patient's hospital admission, rather than any broader primary care issues, Dr. ... Doctoroff said. For hospitalists, the care parallels their inpatient practice to some extent, in that they treat a
December 2011

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