One area in which physician advisors may become involved is the use of mortality risk prediction scores. ... We're always happy to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
The piece on“ non-evidence-based medicine” is the first of five recapping sessions from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting in May. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
And speaking of impending changes, the ICD-10 transition is in October; our Perspectives piece explains why you should care and how to prepare. ... Write to us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
administrators' attitudes about making mistakes, and the level of autonomy on the job. ... Share your thoughts with us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
For a slightly different perspective, humor columnist Jamie Newman, MD, FACP, clues us in on what it's like to have a hospital full of newbies—from the patient's point ... We always look forward to hearing from you! Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor.
At no time does the responsibility of being a hospitalist become clearer than during a resuscitation effort. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
In conference coverage, our report from the Diagnostic Error in Medicine 6th International Symposium discusses actions hospitalists can take right now to reduce diagnostic errors in their individual practice, on their ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold.
What are the red flags that point to a patient with possible factitious disorder? ... Share it with us. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
Delirium prevention is getting serious attention. Earlier this year, the Society of Critical Care Medicine released guidelines on managing delirium in the ICU and emphasized ways to stop the condition from ... We're always happy to hear from you.
Our cover story provides an overview of the types of patients most inclined to develop pressure ulcers, how to prevent pressure ulcers when possible, how to distinguish ulcers from similar-looking ... We're always happy to hear from you. Sincerely,.