Search results for "Bedside Procedures"
Review offers four recommendations to improve hospitalists' procedural competency
While no convincing data suggested that bedside procedures performed by procedural specialists have better outcomes than those done by well-trained hospitalists, increased referrals and a lack of standardized training or assessment have led to decreasing procedural competency, a literature review found.
24 Mar 2021
Hospitalist service successfully performed bone marrow aspiration and biopsies
A hospitalist procedure service at a tertiary care center provided 432 bone marrow aspiration and biopsies in 2016 to 2021, only 46 of which were unsuccessful and required referral for CT guidance.
26 Oct 2022
October 26, 2022
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Dripping lidocaine from syringe onto skin before injection reduces pain, study finds
Study authors theorized that the cool temperature of the lidocaine was responsible for the pain reduction, since it wouldn't be expected to have a direct anesthetic effect on the skin.
2 May 2018
SHM issues position statement on ultrasound-guided procedures
The Society of Hospital Medicine calls for written or oral examinations, as well as patient-based assessments with feedback, for credentialing in ultrasound-guided procedures.
24 Jan 2018
Postoperative function, hip fracture, and more
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Oct 2018
Preop meds, resuscitation champions, and more
Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jun 2021
Hospitalists can be cost-effective for per diem reimbursement hospitals
Hospitalists can be cost-effective for per diem reimbursement hospitalsOver 40% of all doctors get sued during their careers
11 Aug 2010
Many hospitalists don't perform individual ‘core competencies' in a given year
Many hospitalists don't perform individual ‘core competencies' in a given yearShock patients have more arrhythmias with dopamine vs. norepinephrine
17 Mar 2010
How to launch a bedside procedure service
Hospitalist-led services can increase efficiency and safety.
15 Jun 2015