Hospital Medicine 2016

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The Value of Quality Improvement Interventions for Catheter-Associated Urinary and Blood Stream Infections: A Systematic Review

Dr. Teryl K. Nuckols, MD, MSHS*1; Emmett Keeler, PhD2; Laura J. Anderson, MPH3; Brian James Doyle, MD3; Aziza Arifkhanova, MS2; Joshua M. Pevnick, MD, MSHS4; Kanaka Shetty, MD, MS2; Peggy Chen, MD, MSc2; Roberta Shanman, MLS2; Jennifer Schneider Chafen, MD, MS5; Margaret Maglione, MPP2; Courtney Coles, PhD3 and Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD, MPH2, (1)Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, (2)RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, (3)UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, (4)Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, (5)Castlight Health, San Francisco, CA
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Man Vs. Machine: A Multidisciplinary Intervention Targeting Dropped High Risk Medications in the Electronic Medical Record

Marci Laudenslager, MD*1; Ashley Galla, PharmD2; Rebekkah Zwikelmaier, RN2; Sandy Balwan, MD3; Dana Rucco, PharmD2; Jeannie Ng, PharmD2 and Dr. Ruchika Harisingani, MD3, (1)Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY, (2)Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY, (3)Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
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Physician Responses to Technically Challenging Blood Draws

Apurba Chakrabarti, BS*1; Brian Emmer, MD, PhD2; Matt Pappas, MD, MPH2; Laura Butz, MD2; Daniel Schneider, MD2 and Adam Tremblay, MD2,3, (1)University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, (2)University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, (3)VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
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Impact of Recent Guideline Changes on Aspirin Prescribing After Knee Arthroplasty: Implications for Co-Management

Mark Goldin, MD*1; Sara Merwin, MPH2; Lusana Ahsan, MD3; Dev Shah, MD1; Mohammad Kazemi, MD2; Sarav Shah, MD2; James Mullen, MD2; Alexander Satin, MD2; Martin Lesser, PhD4; Nicholas Sgaglione, MD2 and Dr. David J. Rosenberg, MD, MPH4, (1)Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, (2)North Shore-LIJ Health System, New Hyde Park, NY, (3)Hofstra North Shore - Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY, (4)Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY
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Systematic Review of Physiologic Monitor Alarm Characteristics and Pragmatic Interventions to Reduce Alarm Frequency

Miriam Zander, BA*1; Christine W Paine, MPH1; Veena Goel, MD2; Elizabeth Ely, PhD1; Christopher Stave, MLS3; Shannon Stemler, BA1 and Christopher P Bonafide, MD, MSCE1, (1)The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, (2)Stanford Medicine, Menlo Park, CA, (3)Stanford University, Stanford, CA
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Kick-Starting a Culture of Safety: How Teamstepps and Simulation Transformed Attitudes on the Medicine Service

Nicole Kandinova1; Nicole M. Adler, MD1; Dr. Frank M Volpicelli, MD1; Benjamin Wertheimer, MD2; Demian Szyld, MD3; Sondra Zabar, MD4 and Katherine A. Hochman, MD, FHM*1, (1)NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, (2)New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, (3)New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences (NYSIM), New York, NY, (4)NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
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Analyses of Real-World Treatment Patterns Among Hospitalized Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd) Patients with Low Peak Inspiratory Flow: Interim Findings from a Prospective Observational Study

Gulshan Sharma, MD, MPH*1; Donald A. Mahler, MD2; Valerie Mayorga, PharmD, BCPS3; Katie Deering, PharmD3 and Vaidyanathan Ganapathy, PhD, M.Pharm4, (1)UTMB - University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, (2)Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, (3)Epi-Q, Inc., Oak Brook, IL, (4)Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Marlborough, MA
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Spreading Best Practices in Inpatient Medicine: An Acute Medical Assessment Unit in the Middle East Region

Anand Bhaskaran Kartha, MBBS MD MS*1; Abdelnasser Elzouki, MBChB DTMH MSc MD PhD FRCP1; Muhammad Zahid, MBBS FRCP2; Syed Alam, MBBS2; Anas Halabi, BSN MSN2; Talib Yaseen, BSc MA RN O.B.E2; Christine Gallagher, MSc2; Donald Mackechnie, FRCS FRCEM FIFEM1; John Boulton, MBChB MRCP MBA1; Carolyn Volckner, RN ORN MBA1; Seham Henidy, RN BSN2; Dawoud Jamous2; Leelas Abuafifeh, RN BSN2 and Abdul Badi Abou Samra, MD PhD1, (1)Hamad Medical Corporation, DOHA, Qatar, (2)Hamad General Hospital, DOHA, Qatar
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The Influence of Red Blood Cell Transfusion on Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Peripherally-Inserted Central Catheters

Dr. Mary A. Rogers, PhD, The Patient Safety Enhancement Program, University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Health System, Ann Arbor, MI; Neil Blumberg, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; Dr. Steven J. Bernstein, MD, MPH, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI; Dr. Scott A Flanders, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and Dr. Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc*, Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
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A Qualitative Study Exploring Facilitators and Barriers to Implementing an Inpatient Acupuncture Service for Pain and Symptom Management

James D Harrison, MPH, PhD*1; Sanjay Reddy, MD2; Rhianon Liu3 and Maria T Chao3, (1)Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, San Francisco, CA, (2)Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, (3)Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
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Training Pa Students in Inpatient Medicine: The Nuts and Bolts of Curriculum Development and Attending Engagement

Dr. Poonam Sharma, MD*1; Megan Brooks, MD, MPH2; Pahresah Roomiany, MD1; Dr. Lalit Verma2 and Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD1, (1)Duke University Health System, Durham, NC, (2)Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, NC
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