Consultative Medicine

Aren’t Adults Just Big Kids?: Standardizing Care of Adults in Pediatric Hospitals

Background: Nationally, the number of adult patients (18+ years of age) with chronic congenital and childhood conditions being admitted to children’s hospitals has been increasing, and in some cases outpacing the rate of increase in [...]

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Development and Validation of Evidence-based Mobile Application for Cardiac Risk Stratification for Noncardiac Surgery

Background: Risk of having a major adverse cardiac event in the perioperative period is known to be raised among those with underlying cardiovascular disease undergoing noncardiac surgery. ACC/AHA 2014 guideline is an excellent tool for [...]

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INTRODUCTION​ ​OF CONSULTATIVE MEDICINE IN THE INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM​ ​-​ ​A PILOT PROJECT FOR THE TRAINING OF SUCCESSFUL FUTURE CONSULTANTS

Background: Consultative Medicine is one of the fastest growing branches of Hospital Medicine. We believe that residents require adequate exposure and appropriate level of training to provide excellent care to patients.Purpose: The goal of the [...]

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QUANTIFYING THE OUTCOMES: A STRATEGY FOR MEASURING THE IMPACT OF YOUR SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT SERVICE

Background: Our institution is a Level 1 regional trauma center with a large inpatient volume. A large percentage of these patients are elderly, with the traumatic events occurring as sequelae of their age, debility or [...]

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