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The future of advanced cardiac life support

Michael O’Connor, MD, offers his thoughts at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Annual Congress in January.
15 Mar 2014

Admit to where?

Heart failure care can be improved by reducing variation between medicine and cardiology.
15 Apr 2021

Too many or too few: Who belongs in the ICU?

Some experts are starting to question how the nation's critical care beds are being used.
15 Feb 2013

Internal Medicine Meeting 2021: Virtual Experience

Stroke, sickle cell, and syncope and other clinical topics were covered at the conference.
15 Jun 2021

Oncologist optimistic about latest cancer treatments

Oncologist Geoffrey R. Oxnard, MD, is excited about the current state of targeted cancer therapies, the topic of his Internal Medicine Meeting 2015 session, and he wants internists to share his enthusiasm.
6 May 2015

Be picky about PICCs

Use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) is increasingly common in hospitals, in part because they are easy to use and there is a perception that they carry less risk of infection. But PICCs shouldn't necessarily be the default line for venous access.
15 Sep 2013

Delivery (of a shock) in two minutes or less

Recent research has found that hospitalized patients with ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia don't always receive defibrillation within the recommended window, and that the delay has a detrimental effect on outcomes and survival. Cardiologists and other experts trying to improve these times say that hospitalists are in the perfect spot to take charge of the problem and lead improvement efforts.
15 Aug 2008

Low-risk patients may not need vital signs checked so often, study suggests

Clinicians may be able to reduce the frequency of vital sign checks at night for low-risk inpatients without compromising quality of care, a study suggests.
10 Jul 2013

Improving patient satisfaction scores

The mere fact of being in the hospital is incompatible with happiness, which can make the task of improving patient satisfaction feel like an uphill battle.
15 May 2013

Breaking the fall: Preventing fractures after discharge

Hospitalization is a risk factor for falls, but also an opportunity for prevention. Recent research suggests that hospitalization is a risk factor for post-discharge fracture in elderly patients, prompting some hospitalists to consider what measures they can take to reduce fracture risk before these patients leave the hospital.
15 Jan 2009

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