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BIGGER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER WHEN OBTAINING VENOUS ACCESS IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Venous access is commonly required in hospitalized patients for the administration of intravenous fluids and medications and blood products. Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) and central venous catheters (CVCs) are required for the administration [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on BIGGER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER WHEN OBTAINING VENOUS ACCESS IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

EFFECT ON RESIDENT PROCEDURE VOLUME AND SUPERVISION AFTER IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INPATIENT PROCEDURE SERVICE

Background: The American Board of Internal Medicine suggests residents participate in a minimum of five abdominal paracentesis (AP), central venous catheter (CVC) placements, and lumbar punctures to ensure “adequate knowledge and understanding” of procedures performed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:27+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Education, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT ON RESIDENT PROCEDURE VOLUME AND SUPERVISION AFTER IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INPATIENT PROCEDURE SERVICE