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New billing codes for ‘subsequent observation care’ services

Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the increasingly common service of evaluation and managing a patient after their admission to observation status in a hospital. ... Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the
January 2011

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

At least 45 adverse events, including 6 deaths, have occurred in patients undergoing procedures with these devices. ... The drug is approved for adults undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, as it reduces the risk of serious clotting
September 2015

New hot flash treatment approved, olmesartan label changed

A class I recall of the AFX Introducer System Model S17-45 due to reports of the dilator breaking during procedures. ... Medtronic is also distributing a revised clinician refill reference card with information about the pump refill procedure for the
September 2013

Top 10 medical myths, busted

out with a new statement, saying clinicians should consider antibiotic prophylaxis prior to any invasive procedure performed on all patients with total knee or hip replacements.
June 2019

Letters to the Editor

Seymour Herschberg, FACP. New York, N.Y. An article in The February 2008 issue of ACP Internist (“Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging incomes”) describes how general internists are increasingly devoting ... The principal rationale
March 2008

Dismissing patients always a last resort

Write a letter explaining why you want [the procedure or treatment] done and what the risks are for not having it done, and send the letter by certified mail, return receipt,” ... Chaudhry. Physicians in large health systems or multigroup practices
September 2013

Learning to parry patient requests

Add to that mix malpractice worries. Nearly all physicians believe that fears of a lawsuit result in unnecessary tests or procedures, research shows.
March 2011

Risks of diclofenac sodium, fosamprenavir calcium detailed

perfusion scans received excess radiation, review their radiation dosing protocols, implement quality control procedures, and check the CT scanner display panel before performing a study.
February 2010

Take time to ease the pain of elderly patients

When Dr. Kaye's mother couldn't use the scale to indicate that her pain had decreased, the pain specialist balked at doing more nerve-burning procedures. ... Dr. Kaye, who teaches and practices at Louisiana State University and Tulane University in New
July 2013

Warning on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

Approval was based on evidence that using the system during HRPCI could allow a longer and more thorough procedure by preventing episodes of hemodynamic instability and reduce later adverse events compared ... Key changes have been made to the precleaning
June 2015

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