The collaboration is widely supported by hospitalists because it brings several advantages, mainly a greater availability of the surgeon for consult.
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Clinical Question: What is the validity of commonly held beliefs regarding serotonin syndrome (SS)? Background: SS is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by serotonin excess in the central nervous system. The authors tested the validity of four widely accepted tenets about SS: that the Hunter criteria are superior, that the onset of SS is rapid… [Read More]
Are there particular groups of patients in which lower transfusion thresholds (transfusion only at lower hemoglobin levels) may be harmful?
What is the incidence of loss of independence (LOI) for older adults after surgery, and is there an association between LOI and readmission or death?
What data are available regarding the attitudes toward and the practice of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS)?
How often are goals of care (GOC) discussed during hospitalization of long-term care residents, and what patient characteristics make this more likely to occur?
How do patterns of end-of-life care compare for patients with different diseases?
Does improving hand hygiene compliance from a high level to a very high level reduce healthcare-associated infections?