Practice Management

Decreased ICU Duty Hours Does Not Affect Patient Mortality

Clinical question: Does the reduction in work hours for residents affect mortality in medical and surgical ICUs? Background: A reduction in work hours for residents was enforced in July 2003. Several prior studies using administrative or claims data did not show an association of the reduced work hours for residents with mortality in teaching hospitals… [Read More]

Clinical Advice for Peri-Operative Patient Care

New book in Hospital Medicine: Current Concepts series offers pearls, pitfalls around systems of care, risk management, post-operative care for hospitalized patients