William Southern, MD, MS, SFHM
How is Acute Pericarditis Diagnosed and Treated?
November 1, 2012
Pericarditis is the most common pericardial disease encountered by hospitalists, and as many as 5% of chest pain cases unattributable to myocardial infarction (MI) are diagnosed with pericarditis
ITL: Physician Reviews of HM-Relevant Research
July 3, 2012
Nearly all CDIs related to exposure in healthcare setting; CT angiography safe to determine ED discharge in potential ACS; predicting physiological deterioration through EMR use; accuracy of rapid influenza diagnostic tests; multifaceted QI intervention improves ACS therapy adherence; rivaroxaban vs. heparin plus vitamin K antagonist for PE treatment; coronary stent implantation in CAD; prolonged prophylaxis use in hip-replacement patients.