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Abstract Number: 454

ASSOCIATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE FOLLOWING HOSPITALIZATION FOR SEPSIS IN THE ELDERLY PATIENTS

Background: The annual incidence of sepsis is about 1.7 million in the United States and about 270,000 Americans die as a result of sepsis each year. Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia seen in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:49-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ASSOCIATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE FOLLOWING HOSPITALIZATION FOR SEPSIS IN THE ELDERLY PATIENTS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 138

WHY SO DELIRIOUS? THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A DELIRIUM PREVENTION PROTOCOL IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY PATIENTS

Background: Hospital-acquired delirium is a common cause of increased morbidity and mortality. In an earlier pilot study, we identified through surveys that adult medicine inpatients slept an average of 4 hours. Also, multiple factors including [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:17:51-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on WHY SO DELIRIOUS? THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A DELIRIUM PREVENTION PROTOCOL IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY PATIENTS