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Abstract Number: 475

WHAT THE GEL? AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF ACUTE DIGITAL ISCHEMIA

Case Presentation: A 25-year-old woman with a remote history of intravenous drug use, last reported seven months prior, presented with two days of progressive cyanosis and pain of the medial right hand with associated paresthesia, [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:19:09-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019, Winners|Comments Off on WHAT THE GEL? AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF ACUTE DIGITAL ISCHEMIA

Abstract Number: 371

THE RIGHT RX: A MULTIFACETED APPROACH TO IMPROVING OPIOID PRESCRIBING PRACTICES ON DISCHARGE

Background: Clinician prescribing practices are a contributing factor to and potential mitigator of the opioid epidemic in the United States. Several studies have identified the hospital setting as an important entry point into chronic opioid [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:47-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE RIGHT RX: A MULTIFACETED APPROACH TO IMPROVING OPIOID PRESCRIBING PRACTICES ON DISCHARGE