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HOW MUCH CAN YOU TELL WITH A NOD: THE PERILS OF ASSESSING CAPACITY IN INTUBATED PATIENTS

Case Presentation: The patient is a 74 year old woman with past history of dementia and an aggressive right upper lobe cavitary mass who presented with post-obstructive pneumonia. The lung mass was diagnosed two years [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HOW MUCH CAN YOU TELL WITH A NOD: THE PERILS OF ASSESSING CAPACITY IN INTUBATED PATIENTS

REACHING ACROSS TOWN TO ENHANCE REGIONAL INPATIENT ACCESS

Background: Like all large academic medical centers (AMCs), we face capacity challenges. On most days, bed occupancy is often greater than 90% and long boarding times in the Emergency Department (ED) leads to poor patient [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:49:09+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on REACHING ACROSS TOWN TO ENHANCE REGIONAL INPATIENT ACCESS