The Jan. 24 ACP Hospitalist Weekly should have said that the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America advises discontinuing contact precautions after obtaining between one and three negative cultures in certain drug-resistant infections, not
There is a correction in an article published last month. In the article “The white coat of the future,” which appeared on page 27 of the August issue of ACP Hospitalist,
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An item in the Dec. 7, 2016, ACP Hospitalist Weekly required correction.
A column from our July 2012 issue required correction. “Hospitalists: An inspiration for obstetrics,” which appeared on page 33 of the July 2012 issue of ACP Hospitalist, mistakenly stated that the
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In early July, CMS released proposed changes to Medicare physician payments for 2008.
Secondary outcomes included late response rate (after seven days), change in serum sodium level from baseline, adverse events, and rates of rapid serum sodium level correction and hypernatremia. ... Treatment with vasopressin antagonists increased risk
Acute hyponatremia merits rapid correction to prevent brain herniation, but overtreatment of hyponatremia can lead to osmotic demyelination syndrome. ... The appropriate correction rate of serum sodium has been an area of debate, particularly for chronic
One significant proposed change is to require national accrediting organizations, such as The Joint Commission, to post survey reports and plans of corrections from CMS-approved accreditation programs on their websites.