It was that kind of morning: hypertensive patients who couldn't pay for their meds and little old ladies, sweet and otherwise, who kept on falling.
With no definitive method in place to keep patients from returning to the hospital, perhaps it's time to look at the problem in a new way.
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Two physicians describe their mnemonic for determine patients' decision-making capacity.
Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of acute exacerbation of COPD in a 67-year-old man.
Hospitalist role models can help residents embrace high-value care.
Increased intern efficiency improves discharge rates, decreases duty-hour violations.
Morning Report, a new feature, discusses the clinical and administrative aspects of a fictional but realistic hospital case from admission to discharge.
A physician tried to self-diagnose his symptoms of a feeling of suffocation and a change in gait. Experts review the cognitive biases that made the doctor overlook the right diagnosis.
Analyze the clinical and administrative aspects of a fictional hospital case.