Perioperative Medicine

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CONTEMPORARY RATES OF PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC TESTING PRIOR TO INPATIENT HIP FRACTURE SURGERY

Background: Hip fracture is a common reason for urgent inpatient surgery. In the last few years, several professional societies have identified preoperative echocardiography and stress testing for non-cardiac surgeries as low-value diagnostics. Delaying hip fracture [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on CONTEMPORARY RATES OF PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC TESTING PRIOR TO INPATIENT HIP FRACTURE SURGERY

DATABASE DEVELOPMENT FOR PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE AND ORTHOPEDIC COMANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION

Background: The care of surgical patients is becoming more complex as patients with increasing comorbidities require surgical procedures. In adult hospital medicine, co-management of complex medical patients by hospital medicine and surgery has been shown [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:00+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Pediatrics, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DATABASE DEVELOPMENT FOR PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE AND ORTHOPEDIC COMANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION

EFFECT OF INTRAOPERATIVE DEXAMETHASONE ADMINISTRATION ON POSTOPERATIVE HYPERGLYCEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES (T2D)

Background: The use of intraoperative dexamethasone has been on the rise because of its ability to reduce postoperative nausea, vomiting, pain and accelerate post-operative recovery. Use of intraoperative dexamethasone can result in uncontrolled hyperglycemia in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT OF INTRAOPERATIVE DEXAMETHASONE ADMINISTRATION ON POSTOPERATIVE HYPERGLYCEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES (T2D)

Impact of Recent Guideline Changes on Aspirin Prescribing After Knee Arthroplasty: Implications for Co-Management

Background: Choice of agent for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis (VTEP) after joint arthroplasty is a complex decision, the difficulty of which has been compounded by divergent guidelines. Specifically, the adequacy of aspirin monotherapy (ASA) for VTEP [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Perioperative, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Impact of Recent Guideline Changes on Aspirin Prescribing After Knee Arthroplasty: Implications for Co-Management

OUTCOMES FOR HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS ON HOSPITALIST VERSUS NON-HOSPITALIST SERVICES

Background: Hip fractures are a major health problem in the geriatric population in the United States, with estimated costs of $18B annually. Hip fractures are highly morbid in the elderly, as deconditioning and acute complications [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on OUTCOMES FOR HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS ON HOSPITALIST VERSUS NON-HOSPITALIST SERVICES