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
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.
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
Researchers at a tertiary care center in Korea studied consecutive patients at least 65 years of age who were having intermediate-risk or high-risk elective surgery.
perioperative care to surgical patients.“ A lot of tests not indicated in the non-cancer population would be indicated in the cancer population, based on the kind of cancer and the ... Some hospitals are moving toward models that incorporate
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.
Sessions on the latest recommendations for perioperative care and infectious disease related to seafood round out the coverage. ... Also in this issue, a Perspectives column examines the role of genetics in hospital medicine, while a Q&A discusses how
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
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
Compared to placebo, perioperative aspirin during noncardiac surgery may improve 30-day outcomes in patients with prior percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a recent study found. ... during the perioperative period,” the editorialists wrote.“ If