Among elective surgery patients, nearly one-fourth (24%) were diagnosed with previously unknown diabetes or pre-diabetes based on blood tests conducted while they were fasting pre-operatively, researchers found.
14 Aug 2012
What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications.
1 Jun 2009
This issue includes stories about incorporating portable ultrasound into clinical care and about encouraging patients to fully comply with their prescription regimens.
1 May 2014
Health professionals to march for health care reform
16 Mar 2010
A look at ACP Journal Club Plus, an electronic digest of customizable alerts.
1 May 2008
The majority of Clostridium difficile patients come from outside the hospital setting.
1 Oct 2013
The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
1 Nov 2017
Hospital charges in Maryland have been set by the state for 4 decades, and more reforms are on the way. The effort has led to all insurers paying the same price for the same services in the same hospitals, and now, the state is looking to improve facilities' readmission rates and other quality metrics.
1 Apr 2014
New offerings at ACP's annual meeting will include learning how to use portable ultrasound technology, the anatomy behind and diagnoses of common orthopedic complains, and an expanded neurological course including headache, dizziness and stroke.
1 Mar 2011
Lower glucose levels before hospital discharge associated with readmission, death in diabetes patients
Even near-normal glucose levels on the last day of hospitalization were associated with increased risk for readmission and postdischarge mortality, and these risks increased as patients' glucose levels decreased.
7 May 2019