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MKSAP quiz on insulin

These cases and commentary, which focus on insulin, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
15 Apr 2014

Sedative premedication before surgery may not improve patient experience, outcomes

Patients who receive sedative premedication with lorazepam before elective surgery involving general anesthesia may not benefit, according to a new study.
11 Mar 2015

Acute kidney injury risk factors identified in orthopedic surgery patients

Researchers developed a risk score based on 7 factors: older age, male sex, diabetes, number of prescribed drugs, lower estimated glomerular filtration rate, use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers, and higher American Society of Anesthesiologists grade.
18 Nov 2015

Questions and answers in periop medicine

Michael J. Maniaci, MD, ACP Member, reviewed data on cardiac and pulmonary perioperative exams and insulin and aspirin management at the Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine 2017 conference.
15 Jan 2018

Hospitals vary widely in adhering to aspirin guidelines

There was a 25-fold variation in the proportion of U.S. hospitals that adhered to guidelines about prescribing high-dose aspirin at discharge, with some hospitals discharging fewer than 10% of patients on high-dose aspirin and other hospitals discharging 100% of patients on the regimen, a study found.
20 Aug 2014

Coding corner

Coding corner Billing for routine perioperative care by hospitalists may require modifiers.
15 Jun 2008

Beta-blockers before CABG not associated with better outcomes

Use of beta-blockers in patients who have not had a recent heart attack but are undergoing nonemergency coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery was not associated with better outcomes, a study found.
25 Jun 2014

Letter from the Editor

This issue features stories on ICU care, resident training, and perioperative care for cancer patients, among others.
15 Feb 2013

Frailty score may help predict postop mortality risk in the elderly

A multidimensional frailty score helped predict postoperative mortality risk in elderly patients, according to a new study.
14 May 2014

Red flags for bariatric surgery complications

Hospitalists can help quickly identify various issues that arise postoperatively.
15 Dec 2013

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