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Abstract Number: 446

SYNCOPE IN SINGAPORE: AN ANALYSIS OF RESOURCE UTILIZATION AT A TERTIARY MEDICAL INSTITUTION

Background: Syncope is a common presentation encountered by hospitals worldwide. While well-established guidelines exist, there is significant variation in practice regarding the investigation and management of these patients. Practitioners tend to over-investigate, which may lead [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:37+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on SYNCOPE IN SINGAPORE: AN ANALYSIS OF RESOURCE UTILIZATION AT A TERTIARY MEDICAL INSTITUTION

Abstract Number: 323

WHAT VARIABLES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH PERFORMING TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAM WHEN EVALUATING SYNCOPE?

Background: Guidelines recommend in-hospital evaluation with cardiac monitoring and transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) to assess syncope in patients that are considered high-risk for major adverse cardiovascular events. We sought to identify variables associated with performing TTE [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on WHAT VARIABLES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH PERFORMING TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAM WHEN EVALUATING SYNCOPE?

Abstract Number: 163

IMPLEMENTATION OF BLOOD UTILIZATION PROGRAM AT A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Background: Transfusion of packed red blood cells in the United States has more than doubled from 1997 to 2011; however, it is thought that greater than 50% of transfusions may be unnecessary. Numerous clinical trials [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on IMPLEMENTATION OF BLOOD UTILIZATION PROGRAM AT A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL