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HM2018 Abstract Number: 343

Patterns of opioid prescribing practices in a teaching hospital

Background: Opioids are widely prescribed for cancer and non-cancer related pain in hospitalized patients. The opioid usage increased roughly three times in the past two decades. Pain is a feeling of distress evoked by sensory [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Translating Research into Practice, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Patterns of opioid prescribing practices in a teaching hospital

HM2018 Abstract Number: 54

Integration of a Novel Quality Improvement Curriculum into an Internal Medicine Residency Program

Background: Quality improvement (QI) has been recognized as a core component of medical resident training and progressive engagement with QI is required by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education’s Clinical Learning Environment Review. Prior [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:41+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations|Comments Off on Integration of a Novel Quality Improvement Curriculum into an Internal Medicine Residency Program

HM2018 Abstract Number: 608

CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS A CAUSE FOR HYPONATREMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE MALIGNANCY

Case Presentation: This is the case of a 57-year-old lady with rapidly progressive stage IV pulmonary adenocarcinoma who presented two months after diagnosis with findings of significant hyponatremia. Upon admission, she was afebrile, hypotensive and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS A CAUSE FOR HYPONATREMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ACTIVE MALIGNANCY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 64

PRICE IS (NOT) RIGHT): A SALARY SUPPORT SURVEY OF INTERNAL MEDICINE CLERKSHIP DIRECTORS

Background: The role of the clerkship director (CD) in Internal Medicine (IM) has been increasingly recognized and valued as a ‘legitimate pathway towards academic advancement. We hypothesized that salary support for the IM CD has [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:00:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on PRICE IS (NOT) RIGHT): A SALARY SUPPORT SURVEY OF INTERNAL MEDICINE CLERKSHIP DIRECTORS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 32

Using Innovative Scheduling to Implement a Longitudinal Qi Curriculum

Background: Novel strategies such as the block system have been implemented to address resident teaching while maintaining continuity of care. Studies assessing block scheduling and adequate delivery of quality improvment (QI) concepts are limited. The [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on Using Innovative Scheduling to Implement a Longitudinal Qi Curriculum