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Abstract Number: 414

A HOSPITALIST-RUN PROCEDURE SERVICE AS A TOOL FOR TRANSISTIONS OF CARE

Background: Procedures are often an integral component of a patient’s care plan. Delays in procedures may lead to increased length of stay and decreased quality of care. For instance, prompt paracenteses in hospitalized patients with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:51-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on A HOSPITALIST-RUN PROCEDURE SERVICE AS A TOOL FOR TRANSISTIONS OF CARE

Abstract Number: 373

PERFORMING SAFE PARACENTESES: VALIDATING THE TWO-PROBE TECHNIQUE

Background: Paracenteses are performed frequently at bedside by hospitalists, intensivists, gastroenterologists and emergency medicine providers. They are considered a core procedure that historically have been performed “blind” with only the use of percussion to determine [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:50-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on PERFORMING SAFE PARACENTESES: VALIDATING THE TWO-PROBE TECHNIQUE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 171

BIGGER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER WHEN OBTAINING VENOUS ACCESS IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Venous access is commonly required in hospitalized patients for the administration of intravenous fluids and medications and blood products. Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) and central venous catheters (CVCs) are required for the administration [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:08-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on BIGGER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER WHEN OBTAINING VENOUS ACCESS IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 77

SIMULATION STRATEGIES TO TEACH NON-OPERATING ROOM PROCEDURAL TIME-OUTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL

Background: Nearly half of incorrect procedures occur outside the operating room, and failure to conduct a robust time-out is a frequent root cause. Mannequin-based simulation (MBS) has been shown to improve self-confidence and performance of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:58:20-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on SIMULATION STRATEGIES TO TEACH NON-OPERATING ROOM PROCEDURAL TIME-OUTS: A RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL