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Primary Care Providers' Use of a Child Psychiatry Telephone Support Program.
Posted Date: 7/11/2018 2:39:00 AM
Issue: Pediatrics - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 45 - No. 8
Author(s): Stacey Engster, MD, MSc
Pediatric primary care providers’ use of a child psychiatry access program varies in call volume based on an individual's motivations and experiences.
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Primary Care Provider Preferences for Communication With Inpatient Teams: One Size Does Not Fit All.
Posted Date: 6/27/2018 9:13:00 PM
Issue: Hospital Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 16 - No. 4
Author(s): Joshua Ziperstein, MD
The preferred mode of communication from the hospital inpatient team is telephone for an academic group of primary care providers (PCPs), electronic health record for a community group of PCPs, and fax for an unaffiliated group of PCPs.
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Key High Efficiency Practices of Emergency Department Providers: A Mixed Methods Study.
Posted Date: 1/25/2018 10:01:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - January 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 3
Author(s): Steven B. Abrams, MD

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Putting Patients First by Reducing Administrative Tasks in Health Care: A Position Paper of the American College of Physicians.
Posted Date: 8/29/2017 5:52:00 PM
Issue: Hospital Medicine - August 30, 2017 - Vol. 15 - No. 4
Author(s): John Van Loon Sheffield, MD, FACP

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Putting Patients First by Reducing Administrative Tasks in Health Care: A Position Paper of the American College of Physicians.
Posted Date: 7/27/2017 12:21:00 AM
Issue: Internal Medicine - July 30, 2017 - Vol. 55 - No. 3
Author(s): John Van Loon Sheffield, MD, FACP

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Intradiscal Glucocorticoid Injection for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain Associated With Active Discopathy: A Randomized Trial.
Posted Date: 7/26/2017 10:04:00 PM
Issue: Neurosurgery - July 30, 2017 - Vol. 18 - No. 3
Author(s): Deborah L. Greenberg, MD
Although intradiscal glucocorticoid injections help initially in some patients with chronic low back pain, the effect wears off and there is no benefit at 12 months.
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A Double-Blind Randomized Comparison of Continuous Interscalene, Supraclavicular, and Suprascapular Blocks for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.
Posted Date: 7/12/2017 9:26:00 PM
Issue: Anesthesiology - July 15, 2017 - Vol. 45 - No. 6
Author(s): Jacob Hutchins, MD
A continuous suprascapular nerve block provides similar analgesia with improved lung function after shoulder surgery compared to continuous interscalene or supraclavicular blocks.
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Hospital Characteristics and 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Rates.
Posted Date: 3/14/2017 2:21:00 PM
Issue: Hospital Medicine - March 30, 2017 - Vol. 14 - No. 10
Author(s): Dennis Chang, MD
An increase of 1 hospitalist per general and surgical bed was associated with a 0.77 percentage-points decrease in adjusted 30-day hospital-wide all-cause readmission rate.
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Febrile Seizure Risk After Vaccination in Children 6 to 23 Months.
Posted Date: 11/10/2016 9:44:00 PM
Issue: Pediatrics - November 15, 2016 - Vol. 43 - No. 7
Author(s): Candice S. Dawes, MD, FAAP
Increased risk of febrile seizures occurs with certain combinations of vaccines concomitantly with inactivated flu but carries a small absolute risk of febrile seizures.
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Meta-Analysis of Drain Amylase Content on Postoperative Day 1 as a Predictor of Pancreatic Fistula Following Pancreatic Resection.
Posted Date: 7/12/2016 3:17:00 PM
Issue: General Surgery - July 30, 2016 - Vol. 45 - No. 6
Author(s): Kathleen Christians, MD, FACS
Drain amylase on postoperative day 1 is a highly accurate predictor of postoperative pancreatic fistula following major pancreatic resection.
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The Value of Performing Early Non-Enhanced CT in Developing Strategies for Treating Acute Gallstone Pancreatitis.
Posted Date: 7/12/2016 3:17:00 PM
Issue: General Surgery - July 30, 2016 - Vol. 45 - No. 6
Author(s): Kathleen Christians, MD, FACS
Patients with mild gallstone pancreatitis without organ failure or peripancreatic fluid collection can safely undergo early laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
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Reliability of Telemedicine in the Assessment of Seriously Ill Children.
Posted Date: 5/11/2016 4:58:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - May 30, 2016 - Vol. 44 - No. 2
Author(s): Paul P. Rega, MD, FACEP

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Understanding the Determinants of Patient Satisfaction With Surgical Care Using the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Surgical Care Survey (S-CAHPS).
Posted Date: 5/3/2016 2:19:00 PM
Issue: General Surgery - May 30, 2016 - Vol. 45 - No. 3
Author(s): John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, MMA
Preoperative communication correlates best with surgeon rankings for patient satisfaction.
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Characteristics of Physicians Who Dismiss Families for Refusing Vaccines.
Posted Date: 5/2/2016 6:42:00 PM
Issue: Pediatrics - May 30, 2016 - Vol. 42 - No. 12
Author(s): Candice S. Dawes, MD, FAAP
Although dismissal of families refusing vaccinations is controversial, it still continues.
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Inappropriate Use of Ultrasound in Management of Pediatric Cryptorchidism.
Posted Date: 1/25/2016 4:32:00 PM
Issue: Pediatrics - January 30, 2016 - Vol. 42 - No. 7
Author(s): Candice S. Dawes, MD, FAAP
Ultrasound for cryptorchidism has limited value. It delays time between diagnosis and management by about 3 months, yet it continues to be overused.
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Association of a 4-Tiered Classification of LV Hypertrophy With Adverse CV Outcomes in the General Population.
Posted Date: 12/8/2015 6:41:00 PM
Issue: Cardiology - December 30, 2015 - Vol. 42 - No. 4
Author(s): Shuchita Gupta, MD
Garg S, de Lemos JA, et al: JACC Cardiovasc Imaging; 2015;8 (September): 1034-1041
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Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Intravenous Inotropic Therapy in Advanced Heart Failure.
Posted Date: 12/8/2015 6:41:00 PM
Issue: Cardiology - December 30, 2015 - Vol. 42 - No. 4
Author(s): Shuchita Gupta, MD
Survival for patients with advanced heart failure on continuous inotropic therapy has improved since the early 2000s, but still remains poor unless they undergo cardiac transplant or LVAD.
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Follow-Up of Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes.
Posted Date: 12/8/2015 6:41:00 PM
Issue: Cardiology - December 30, 2015 - Vol. 42 - No. 4
Author(s): Seamus Whelton, MD
Hayward RA, Reaven PD, et al: N Engl J Med; 2015;372 (June 4): 2197-2206
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