The American Thoracic Society recently offered data and a guideline on obesity hypoventilation syndrome.
Disparities may result from biological and environmental factors.
Michael J. Maniaci, MD, ACP Member, reviewed data on cardiac and pulmonary perioperative exams and insulin and aspirin management at the Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine 2017 conference. ... He offered some of his best answers during the Mayo Clinic
Wachter. Hospitalist leader Robert M. Wachter, MD, FACP, offered a similar vision in his annual closing talk at the conference.
This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... Our bonanza of conference coverage starts with a recap from the National Readmission Summit last December, then
A variety of strategies to improve communication were offered during several sessions at the conference, which was held in Chicago in June.
Experts offer advice for physicians requesting air medical transport.
Experts at IDWeek offered some lessons learned during the first year of The Joint Commission's antimicrobial stewardship standard for acute care.
Multiple articles in this issue focus on the value of care, including a historical perspective on insurance coverage and hospital utilization. ... Related conference coverage stories offer tips from the Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference on
At the American Society of Nephrology's annual Kidney Week conference (held in Philadelphia last November), Dr. ... Bisognano concluded. Neurology patients have also often had high blood pressure of long duration, conference attendees were told by