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Abstract Number: 183

THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CUMULATIVE DOSES OF ANTIPSYCHOTICS AND QT PROLONGATION AS WELL AS ADVERSE CARDIAC OUTCOMES

Background: Antipsychotics are frequently used in the hospital setting for managing both acute and chronic psychiatric disorders. However, antipsychotics have been associated with higher rates of mortality due to their cardiovascular risk factors, such as [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:08-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CUMULATIVE DOSES OF ANTIPSYCHOTICS AND QT PROLONGATION AS WELL AS ADVERSE CARDIAC OUTCOMES

Abstract Number: 167

WHAT ARE THE RATES AND COSTS OF READMISSIONS AND SUBSEQUENT EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER AND SUICIDAL IDEATION OR SUICIDE ATTEMPT?

Background: Patients hospitalized for major depressive disorder (MDD) with suicidal ideation (SI) or suicide attempt (SA) may have a high risk for hospital readmission. This study evaluated readmission/subsequent emergency department (ED) visit rates and the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:45-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on WHAT ARE THE RATES AND COSTS OF READMISSIONS AND SUBSEQUENT EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER AND SUICIDAL IDEATION OR SUICIDE ATTEMPT?

Abstract Number: 166

ECONOMIC BURDEN OF PATIENTS WITH MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER PATIENTS AND SUICIDAL IDEATION OR SUICIDE ATTEMPT: A RETROSPECTIVE HOSPITAL-BASED DATABASE ANALYSIS

Background: The economic burden of illness for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) with suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempt (SA) can be attributed to the intensive level of care required, as these patients are [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:44-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ECONOMIC BURDEN OF PATIENTS WITH MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER PATIENTS AND SUICIDAL IDEATION OR SUICIDE ATTEMPT: A RETROSPECTIVE HOSPITAL-BASED DATABASE ANALYSIS

Abstract Number: 121

RACIAL DISPARITIES IN TREATMENT OUTCOMES AMONGST PATIENTS WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF COLO RECTAL CANCER

Background: Introduction: Colorectal cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the United States. It is the second most common cause of death in the united states. Despite universal advocacy for screening colonoscopies and early [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:37-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on RACIAL DISPARITIES IN TREATMENT OUTCOMES AMONGST PATIENTS WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF COLO RECTAL CANCER

Abstract Number: 109

MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIAS (ADRD)

Background: The number of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) in the U.S is projected to reach 16 million by 2050. Currently, they account for 3.2 million hospital admissions per year and over [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:22-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIAS (ADRD)

HM2018 Abstract Number: 351

MORTALITY OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CELLULITIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Background: Cellulitis is a common cause of hospitalization. In the United States there are approximately 650,000 hospitalizations for cellulitis yearly, accounting for 1% of all admissions and approximately $10 billion. Most patients when hospitalized are [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:14:36-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on MORTALITY OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CELLULITIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 86

Is objective mobility data associated with pharmacologic venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis use among hospitalized older adults?

Background: Clinical practice guidelines state that mobility is supposed to play an important role in determining use and duration of pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis. This study examines whether measured mobility levels relate to pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:14-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on Is objective mobility data associated with pharmacologic venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis use among hospitalized older adults?

HM2017 Abstract Number: 90

FACTORS AFFECTING HOSPITAL VISITS AND LENGTH OF STAY IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects about 100,000 people in the US. The disease causes significant mortality, morbidity and frequent hospitalizations secondary to primary manifestations of the disease and its complications. We conducted a retrospective, [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:06:56-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on FACTORS AFFECTING HOSPITAL VISITS AND LENGTH OF STAY IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE