Asking the right questions and individualizing care are especially helpful.
15 Sep 2013
When deciding which guidelines to follow, clinicians should look for strong supporting evidence and clear explanations of how the authors arrived at their recommendations.
15 May 2013
M##amp;M conferences now increasingly focus on the underlying causes of errors and what can be learned from them.
15 Jan 2011
An expert discusses new collaborative recommendations.
15 Oct 2015
For most patients, dealing with pain will be a temporary issue. For sickle cell patients, it's a lifetime struggle.
15 Apr 2013
Most vital signs are now obtained using automated techniques. We put a lot of stock in these numbers. Just how accurate are they?.
15 Oct 2009
Sometimes a careful history and minimal screening are more effective than extensive scans and tests.
15 Feb 2012
Patients at Boston Medical Center prefer “Louise's” instructions on medication regimens and other aspects of post-discharge care.
15 Mar 2011
Hospitalists struggle with end-of-life-care disputes.
15 Nov 2010
For hospitalists weighing whether to prescribe a beta-blocker perioperatively, recent updated guidelines provide some helpful indications, but significant questions remain.
15 Apr 2010