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Deadly virus meets deadly cancer with hopeful results

In one patient, tumor masses melted away and she had a complete remission that lasted about 9 months. ... The other patient responded to the treatment but only incompletely. This study exemplified scientific cleverness on several levels.
January 2022

Why I love the new NEJM CAUTI study!

In fact, the hospital's leadership team actively engages in setting our quality and safety targets. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of health care, and sees
January 2022

A primer in safe vaccine management

It's common sense, right? Yet all too often, practices make common errors that risk patient safety, result in regulatory non-compliance, and potentially cost money. ... It also can violate OSHA and other work safety regulations. Know the rules regarding
July 2010

Is the white coat needed for identification?

But we are trying to eliminate the white coat for patient safety, which should trump all else. ... Remember that one of the good tenets of medical professionalism, at least historically, is that the patient comes first.
January 2022

Doctor, do you suffer from Glory Day Syndrome?

We are making great strides in patient safety and lowering the length of time that people spend sick in hospitals. ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement, hospital safety, hospital utilization, and the use of technology in health
January 2022

Do new medical interns in July threaten patients?

While this system is not perfect, there is much greater accountability to the patient. ... Our mission in the community hospital setting is patient care, not physician training.
January 2022

2019 International Forum highlights physician well-being

middle of the night, they felt gratified doing something meaningful for patient care. ... Dr. Moyer continued that just as there was a movement toward quality and patient safety after publication of the “Crossing the Quality Chasm” report by the NAM
October 2019

Where did diagnosis education go, and why?

In this way, we hope to begin turning the tide on diagnostic errors—a major patient safety concern—and to ensure that great internist remains synonymous with great diagnostician.”.
January 2022

Your doctor's knee-jerk reflex: how not to get kicked

First, I recently saw and began treating a patient for the fluoroquinolone syndrome. ... patient-centered care.
January 2022

What the Junior Doctors' strike in the UK can teach us on this side of the pond

All along the junior doctors argued their case from the perspective of patient safety, and the general public on the whole have been supportive. ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement, hospital safety, hospital utilization, and the
January 2022

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