Search results for "Perioperative care"

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Caring for cancer patients

service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, who provides perioperative care to surgical patients. ... Some hospitals are moving toward models that incorporate hospitalists as part of the perioperative care team.
February 2013

New guidelines on perioperative evaluation and management

Cardiology experts released new guidelines on perioperative care of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery last week. ... Aug. 1. For more on perioperative medication management, see our June cover story in ACP Hospitalist.
August 2014

MKSAP quiz on perioperative care

The following cases and commentary, which focus on perioperative care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 16). ... Lungs are clear to auscultation bilaterally. Which of the following is the most appropriate
January 2013

Six-minute walk distance before cardiac surgery predicts cognitive dysfunction afterward

In addition to six-minute walk distance, intensive care unit length of stay, age, and Mini-Mental State Examination score were found to be independent risk factors for postoperative cognitive dysfunction. ... In addition to the 6MWD, intensive care unit
May 2018

Guiding perioperative care for bariatric surgery

Cause-and-effect questions like these pose diagnostic challenges for hospitalists involved in perioperative assessment of bariatric surgery patients. ... While there's no need to rewrite the guidelines for perioperative care in these cases, hospitalists
March 2008

Perioperative care

The index categorized patients' cardiovascular risk based on their age, history of heart disease, symptoms of angina or dyspnea, hemoglobin level, and whether they were having vascular or emergency surgery.
June 2019

Earlier hip fracture surgery admission associated with lower in-hospital mortality than later treatment

They added that data on time from injury to hospital arrival were not available and that unobserved variations in care delivery across hospital types and sizes may have influenced both surgery
August 2018

MKSAP quiz on anticoagulation

Administration of aspirin no later than the end of the second day after a stroke is an accepted quality-of-care core metric in primary and comprehensive stroke centers. ... Perioperative aspirin continuation in a patient whose only indication for
October 2016

Similar outcomes in patients taking aspirin, placebo before coronary artery surgery

The primary outcome of the study was a composite of death and thrombotic complications within 30 days of surgery, but researchers also looked at rates of major hemorrhage leading to reoperation.
March 2016

Coding corner

Coding corner Billing for routine perioperative care by hospitalists may require modifiers. ... transferring care to the hospitalists), then the physicians must use modifiers to indicate this transfer.
June 2008

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