Hip fractures in nursing homes, cognitive impairment with TIA, beta-blockers before CABG, and more.
15 Dec 2014
Juan Lopez, a Hispanic man with limited English proficiency, is admitted to your hospital with severe abdominal pain. You think he needs surgery, but he insists that the pain is the result of a hex, and requests treatment from a witch doctor. How do you respond?.
15 Mar 2008
Most patients don't want their physicians to play God, but discussing God is another matter.
15 Mar 2012
The tool used real-time patient data and a trained prediction algorithm to notify the hospitalist if the patient had a high likelihood of nighttime vital sign measurements within reference ranges.
12 Jan 2022
Overall, patients judged to be at high risk of dying were less likely to choose the top box score for all Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey domains.
8 Jun 2016
Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jun 2021
The retrospective cohort study included all U.S. nonfederal acute care hospitals, comparing those that employed physicians, those that had looser affiliated relationships, and those that were unaffiliated, having no association with physicians beyond the traditional medical staff model.
21 Sep 2016
The 2018 Top Hospitalists issue profiles 10 physicians with very diverse backgrounds and interests.
15 Nov 2018
As part of a pilot, St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio, distributed tablets with patient-centric software to patients on a cardiac step-down unit.
15 Mar 2014
Thereâ€™s been more talk than ever lately about patient satisfaction, due in part to CMSâ€™s recent inclusion of patient satisfaction data on its Hospital Compare Web site.
15 Jul 2008