Nilam J. Soni, MD
South American Hospitalist Conference Draws Record Attendance
October 2, 2012
More than 250 hospitalists attend the combined biannual conference of the Chilean Society of Hospitalists and the Pan American Society of Hospitalists in Santiago, Chile to update their clinical knowledge and share ideas on patient safety, quality improvement and transitions of care
ITL: Physician Reviews of HM-Relevant Research
May 25, 2012
Initial trophic feedings effective for patients with acute lung injury; IM vs. IV benzodiazepines in status epilepticus; CDI risk following antibiotic cessation; Acid suppression associated with increased complications in CDI patients; perioperative statins and cardiac events in surgical patients; enoxaparin vs. unfractionated heparin during PCI; optimal serum potassium levels for AMI patients; PPIs superior to H2-blockers for lowering UGI bleeding following ACS and STEMI.
In the Literature: HM-Related Research You Need to Know
July 1, 2011
Physician reviews of the latest research, including risks of preoperative tobacco use, timing of perioperative beta blocker use and outcomes, outcomes of atenolol vs. metoporopol for perioperative beta blockade, and continuous vs. bolus dose diuretics in CHF.
In the Literature: Research You Need to Know
June 22, 2011
Atenolol more effective at reducing perioperative mortality than metoprolol