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HM2018 Abstract Number: 107

ACCURACY OF THE SURPRISE QUESTION ON AN INPATIENT MEDICAL ONCOLOGY SERVICE

Background: Prognostication of survival in advanced cancer patients has been challenging and contributes to poor illness understanding. Disagreements among providers about prognosis occur and is a less studied phenomenon. We asked the Surprise Question (SQ), [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:52-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on ACCURACY OF THE SURPRISE QUESTION ON AN INPATIENT MEDICAL ONCOLOGY SERVICE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 642

RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 95 year old woman with a remote history of treated breast cancer and endometrial cancer presented to the hospital with severe abdominal pain and somnolence. One month prior, the patient was living [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:52-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA