From cover to cover, it seemed like every article was related to an active issue for me—observation coding confusion, mentoring, newbie interns, a guide for future hospitalists, meeting overload, and ... all the other articles… everything applied to
Of course, none of this touches on the best way to code for an acute change in mental status caused by a medical condition. ... Peter J. Manos, PhD, MD. Seattle. Editor's note: The following is Dr.
Letters to the Editor Readers respond to CAM, alternative scheduling. In response to the question raised in April's“ Integrative medicine: Coming to a hospital near you”, yes, CAM (complementary and ... This model would be fine providing:. 1. The
As a result, I work the same number of shifts during the month as my colleagues, but I am able to enjoy activities outside the scope of medicine. ... The doctor who is“ rushing with patients and their family members because we have so many other
I teach students, medical residents and fellows daily and find your articles to be highly useful as a means of reviewing recent studies and recommendations. ... It could suggest to clinicians that a“ therapeutic” rather than prophylactic dose be used.
C-STAHR uses the“ problem tree” as a guide to developing focused interventions addressing specific factors. ... To address this issue, a combination of community, student, and clinician input led to the selection of a communication/self-advocacy form
By isolating the MRSA patients to one floor, the spread of infection to non-MRSA-infected or -colonized patients would obviously be reduced. ... Somebody needs to think“ outside the box,” as what the medical community is doing now is not working.
A reader responds to a story on ICU care. I write in response to“ Hospitalists work to find their way in the ICU” in the May 2018 ACP Hospitalist. ... Before my career switch to program director, I was a frontline general internist for nearly 30
Finally, our Letters to the Editor section features reader comments on previous articles about CAM, hospitalist scheduling models, and care of sexual minorities. ... As always, we welcome your feedback. Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP
In her response to the article“ Clinicians and the care of sexual minorities,” Nancy Lawless describes gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people as having made a“ lifestyle choice” that“ leads to ... impact of her views on her patients