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Comparison of 4 Risk Calculators in Predicting Postoperative Cardiac Complications

Background: The 2014 ACC/AHA Perioperative Guidelines suggest using the Revised Cardiac Risk Index (RCRI), myocardial infarction or cardiac arrest (MICA), or American College of Surgeons (ACS)-NSQIP calculators for combined patient-surgical risk assessment. However, there is [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Perioperative, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Comparison of 4 Risk Calculators in Predicting Postoperative Cardiac Complications

COMPARISON OF RISK CALCULATORS IN PREDICTING POSTOPERATIVE CARDIAC COMPLICATIONS IN THE GERIATRIC POPULATION

Background: The 2014 ACC/AHA Perioperative Guidelines suggest using the Revised Cardiac Risk Index (RCRI), myocardial infarction or cardiac arrest (MICA), or American College of Surgeons (ACS)-NSQIP calculators for combined patient-surgical risk assessment. Alrezk and colleagues [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:45:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on COMPARISON OF RISK CALCULATORS IN PREDICTING POSTOPERATIVE CARDIAC COMPLICATIONS IN THE GERIATRIC POPULATION

INTRACRANIAL SURGERY AND HYPERGLYCEMIA: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

Background: Perioperative hyperglycemia is associated with poor surgical outcomes, including infection and mortality, with higher rates of complications in patients without diagnosed diabetes (NDM) than in those with diabetes. Insulin therapy has been found to [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on INTRACRANIAL SURGERY AND HYPERGLYCEMIA: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

Proportion of patients seen in perioperative clinic on optimal statin dose prior to surgery

Background: Recent data suggest that there are mortality benefits from preoperative statin therapy in patients at high risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Current guidelines recommend moderate or high intensity statin for all patients with [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Perioperative, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Proportion of patients seen in perioperative clinic on optimal statin dose prior to surgery

SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT BY HOSPITALISTS IN COLORECTAL SURGERY

Background: Patients with increasing age and medical complexity are undergoing colorectal surgery. Medical complications are not uncommon, and may contribute to higher mortality. We implemented a unique surgical co-management (SCM) model in July 2014 at [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:03:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT BY HOSPITALISTS IN COLORECTAL SURGERY

TWO TO FOUR ASPIRINS A DAY KEEP THE SURGEON AWAY: PERIOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF ASPIRIN-EXACERBATED RESPIRATORY DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 64-year old female with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) with severe persistent asthma who had previously undergone aspirin desensitization now taking aspirin 650mg in the morning and 325mg at bedtime presented for total [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:37+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TWO TO FOUR ASPIRINS A DAY KEEP THE SURGEON AWAY: PERIOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF ASPIRIN-EXACERBATED RESPIRATORY DISEASE