Hospital medicine update highlights research from ‘extended family’
July 20, 2020
“The Update has a long-standing tradition at the national meeting as an overview of the most impactful or insightful publications relevant to clinicians working in the hospital.”
Could jump in opioid overdoses be linked to COVID?
June 24, 2020
Dr. Nora D. Volkow, head of NIDA, told colleagues that the pandemic could boost abuse.
Doctors advise asthmatics to continue therapy during pandemic
May 14, 2020
Early research about the risk for COVID-19 in patients with asthma is conflicting.
COVID-19: Helping health care workers on front lines
April 22, 2020
“This is completely the opposite of the way we practice psychiatry,” said Dr. Allison Cotton.
COVID-19: A guide to making telepsychiatry work
April 9, 2020
“There’s going to be a much wider and diffuse acceptance of telemedicine as we go forward,” said Dr. Jay H. Shore.
Psychiatrists deemed ‘essential’ in time of COVID-19
March 25, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic weighs heavily on psychiatric patients with conditions such as anxiety, depression and PTSD. Meanwhile, a national poll released March 25 by the American Psychiatric Association shows that almost half of all Americans are anxious about contracting COVID-19 and ...
Health professionals fight against COVID-19 myths and misinformation
March 12, 2020
Engage patients and the public on misinformation and don’t get confrontational on social media
Drug doses for heart failure could possibly be halved for women
September 12, 2019
Women reached the highest level of drug efficacy at half the doses of ACE inhibitors or ARBs and beta-blockers needed by men to reach the same level.
Better communication with pharmacists can improve postop pain control
March 27, 2019
A pharmacist advises surgeons to make sure to adjust medications based on preoperative or intraoperative doses to avoid endangering patients by inadvertently doubling up on doses.
It’s not too early to get ready for HM20
March 27, 2019
Dr. Mathews expects HM20 will build upon the successes of this year’s conference and support SHM’s commitment to diversity in voices and programming.