Journal of General Internal Medicine

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List of Papers (Total 1,885)

Healthcare at the Crossroads: The Need to Shape an Organizational Culture of Humanistic Teaching and Practice

BackgroundChanges in the organization of medical practice have impeded humanistic practice and resulted in widespread physician burnout and dissatisfaction.ObjectiveTo identify organizational factors that promote or inhibit humanistic practice of medicine by faculty physicians.DesignFrom January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2016, faculty from eight US medical schools were asked...

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Presenting as a Pulsatile Neck Mass: a Case Report and Review of Literature

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome refers to a spectrum of connective tissue disorders typically caused by mutations in genes responsible for the synthesis of collagen. Patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome often exhibit hyperflexibility of joints, increased skin elasticity, and tissue fragility. Vascular Ehlers-Danlos (vEDS) is a subtype of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with a predilection to...

Development and validation of a simplified BRASS index to screen hospital patients needing personalized discharge planning

BackgroundDischarge planning is an important component of hospital care. The Blaylock Risk Assessment Screening Score (BRASS) index is an instrument used to identify patients requiring complex discharge planning.Objectives(1) Evaluate the ability of the original BRASS index to predict the risk of complex discharge and hospital mortality. (2) Develop and validate a simplified...