Neurosurgery

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Abstract Number: 934

SUDDEN ALTERED MENTATION: A CASE OF NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS

Case Presentation: A 32-year-old male Mexican immigrant with no past medical history presented to the emergency department with sudden onset altered mentation. Four days prior to presentation, he had developed a headache, which had developed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:20-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on SUDDEN ALTERED MENTATION: A CASE OF NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 228

THE IMPACT OF A HOSPITAL MEDICINE-NEUROSURGERY QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COLLABORATIVE ON NEUROSURGICAL PRE-ADMISSION, OPERATING ROOM AND POST-OPERATIVE OUTCOMES: A PROSPECTIVE INTERRUPTED TIME SERIES STUDY

Background: A lack of standardization in care delivery can lead to variations in outcomes in the high-risk work of neurosurgery. The aim of this program was to develop, implement and evaluate the impact of three [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:00-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Quality Improvement, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE IMPACT OF A HOSPITAL MEDICINE-NEUROSURGERY QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COLLABORATIVE ON NEUROSURGICAL PRE-ADMISSION, OPERATING ROOM AND POST-OPERATIVE OUTCOMES: A PROSPECTIVE INTERRUPTED TIME SERIES STUDY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 370

MORNING HEADACHES IN CHILDREN: WHAT LURKS BENEATH THE SURFACE?

Case Presentation: An 11 year old boy was admitted to the hospital due to 4 days of headache and vomiting. He described the pain as constant, sharp, occipital/frontal in location, and worse in the morning [...]

By | 2018-03-22T12:34:08-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters, Pediatric, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MORNING HEADACHES IN CHILDREN: WHAT LURKS BENEATH THE SURFACE?

HM2018 Abstract Number: 100

THE HOSPITALIST AND THE NEUROSURGEON: THE ODD COUPLE OR A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN?

Background: The aging population along with increasing multi-morbidity and stricter regulations on house staff duty hours have played an integral role in fueling the drive for medical co-management of surgical patients. Parallel to these trends [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:22:55-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Other|Comments Off on THE HOSPITALIST AND THE NEUROSURGEON: THE ODD COUPLE OR A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN?