Perioperative Medicine

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Abstract Number: 254

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 | 2019-03-11T14:21:58-04:00 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)

Abstract Number: 252

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 | 2019-03-11T14:21:55-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on CONTEMPORARY RATES OF PREOPERATIVE CARDIAC TESTING PRIOR TO INPATIENT HIP FRACTURE SURGERY

HM2018 Abstract Number: 187

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 | 2018-03-19T15:44:00-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Innovations, Pediatrics, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DATABASE DEVELOPMENT FOR PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE AND ORTHOPEDIC COMANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING POSTERIOR SPINAL FUSION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 201

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 | 2018-03-19T13:18:10-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on OUTCOMES FOR HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS ON HOSPITALIST VERSUS NON-HOSPITALIST SERVICES

HM2016 Abstract Number: 185

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 | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Perioperative, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Impact of Recent Guideline Changes on Aspirin Prescribing After Knee Arthroplasty: Implications for Co-Management