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HM2018 Abstract Number: 558

VASODILATOR TESTING FOR IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: IS IT REALLY NECESSARY?

Case Presentation: A 72 year old male presented with worsening shortness of breath and increasing oxygen requirement for six weeks. The patient had been on supplemental oxygen for the past 2 years for hypoxia. As [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:36+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on VASODILATOR TESTING FOR IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: IS IT REALLY NECESSARY?

HM2018 Abstract Number: 205

NPO STATUS WITH CARDIAC STRESS TESTING: AN OUTCOME-BASED APPROACH

Background: It has been routine practice to keep patients undergoing cardiac stress testing nil per os (NPO) until the results of the test were reported. The rationale is to enable left heart catheterization the same [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:20:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on NPO STATUS WITH CARDIAC STRESS TESTING: AN OUTCOME-BASED APPROACH