Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting

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Tips for disclosing medical errors

April 5, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Disclosing medical errors can be incredibly challenging conversations, but when done the right way by presenting…
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Misdiagnosis of cellulitis common

March 28, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Other conditions being misdiagnosed as cellulitis contributes to high health care costs and a significant number of…
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Understanding state, federal laws crucial for inpatient medical marijuana use

March 28, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Before dispensing medical marijuana to inpatients, hospitalists should examine their state and federal laws to protect…
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Antipsychotics may be ineffective for delirium, may increase severity

March 27, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The data behind prescribing antipsychotics to treat patients with delirium may not be “as strong as we…
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Hospitals serve as teaching moment to educate patients about healthy diets

March 27, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The underlying cause of chronic disease is often related to diet; therefore, by promoting better nutrition, hospitalists…
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Hyperemesis gravidarum during pregnancy: What hospitalists should know

March 27, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Although many hospitalists are often not comfortable with pregnant patients because they don't see very many, diagnosing…
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EHR data helps predict COPD readmissions

March 27, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — A prediction tool that exclusively used readily available electronic health record data successfully identified patients…
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Hospitals can help educate, treat patients with opioid use disorder

March 27, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Hospitalization provides a unique opportunity to screen, educate, support and treat patients with opioid use disorder…
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Overnight vital sign assessments based on risk may improve sleep, increase patient satisfaction

March 26, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Low-risk patients who did not receive overnight vital sign assessments reported improved satisfaction with the care they…
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Physicians are not powerless in reducing burnout

March 26, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Occupational burnout is pervasive among health care providers, but physicians have the power to address the issue head…

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Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting

March 24, 2019 - March 27, 2019

  • Location: National Harbor, Md.
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