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General Medicine and Hospital Medicine: The Janus of Internal Medicine

Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI , USA 1 Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI , USA - I to important trends in the evolution of academic general n ... this issue of JGIM, Miller and colleagues draw attention internal medicine.1 By examining the membership of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), they provide a snapshot not only of the

A concordance-based study to assess doctors’ and nurses’ mental models in Internal Medicine

on the expectations of doctors’ and nurses’ roles and responsibilities in an Internal Medicine ward. Using a dataset of 196 doctor-nurse pairs (14x14 = 196), we analyzed choices and prioritized

Internal Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum: Consensus Recommendations from the Canadian Internal Medicine Ultrasound (CIMUS) Group

Bedside point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly used to assess medical patients. At present, no consensus exists for what POCUS curriculum is appropriate for internal medicine residency ... Medicine Ultrasound (CIMUS) group members who contributed to this article include: Khalid Azzam, MBBS, FRCPC: Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University , Hamilton, ON

International Perspectives on General Internal Medicine

Francisco , San Francisco, CA , USA 1 Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York , New York, NY , USA - T Perspectives on General Internal Medicine

Tablet computer enhanced training improves internal medicine exam performance

was conducted on an internal medicine ward at Charite Medical Center's Virchow Hospital, Medical School of the Humboldt-University of Berlin. For the purpose of the study the ward was equipped with ... included consenting medical students in their final year of medical school (acting interns) and postgraduate year 1 to 3 residents doing a rotation on the selected internal medicine ward as a mandatory part

Career interest and perceptions of nephrology: A repeated cross-sectional survey of internal medicine residents

Background Interest in nephrology careers among internal medicine residents in the United States is declining. Our objective was to assess the impact of the presence of a nephrology fellowship ... : Pasqual Barretti, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho , BRAZIL Interest in nephrology careers among internal medicine residents in the United States is declining. Our objective was to

Capsule Commentary on Egloff et al., Publication Rates of Abstracts Presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting

Journal of General Internal Medicine resulted in the publication of articles with a higher impact factor than articles rejected by JGIM and published elsewhere,4 suggesting value in the peer review process

Capsule Commentary on Krause et al., Impact of Pregnancy and Gender on Internal Medicine Resident Evaluations: A Retrospective Cohort Study

, Oxentenko AS . Impact of pregnancy and gender on internal medicine resident evaluations: A retrospective cohort study . J Gen Intern Med . 2017 . doi:10.1007/ s11606- 017 - 4010 -5. 2. Stewart D , Vigod S ... Standards: 1 Office of Educational Affairs, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida , Tampa, FL , USA Conflict of Interest: The author has no conflicts of interest with this article. - he

Lung ultrasound in internal medicine: training and clinical practice

course offered to 19 Medical Doctors attending the certification board school in Internal Medicine at the University of Verona, Italy. Methods The training course (theoretical and practical) consisted of 9 ... of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, University of Verona , Piazzale L.A. Scuro, 10, 37134 Verona , Italy Background: Lung ultrasound (LUS) represents an emerging technique for bedside chest

Awareness and knowledge among internal medicine house-staff for dose adjustment of commonly used medications in patients with CKD

Internal Medicine house-staff have awareness and knowledge about the correct dosage of commonly used medications for those with CKD. Methods A cross-sectional survey was performed and included 341 ... : Internal Medicine house-staff across all levels of training demonstrated poor awareness and knowledge for many medication classes in CKD patients. Internal Medicine house-staff should receive more nephrology

International Perspectives on General Internal Medicine

, University of California , San Francisco, CA , USA - W theme issue on "International Perspectives on General e are pleased to announce a call for papers for a special Internal Medicine" to be published later ... relevant to general internal medicine, including hospital medicine, innovation and improvement, and health disparities. In addition, reviews including meta-analyses, systematic reviews (without quantitative

Hemoglobin levels and blood transfusion in patients with sepsis in Internal Medicine Departments

units (ICU’s), including aggressive blood transfusion aiming to enhance tissue oxygenation. Aim To study the changes in hemoglobin concentrations during the first week of sepsis in the setting of Internal ... Arie Laor 0 Moshe Vardi Vitally Urin 0 Nesrin Ghanem-Zoubi 0 Internal Medicine Department, Carmel Medical Center , Michal 7, 34362 Haifa , Israel Background: Acute reduction in hemoglobin levels is

Capsule Commentary on Phillips et al., Year-End Clinic Handoffs: A National Survey of Academic Internal Medicine Programs Running Title: National Survey of Year-End Clinic Handoffs

) 0 0 Department of General Internal Medicine, Rakuwakai Otowa Hospital , Kyoto , Japan Compliance with Ethical Standards: Conflict of Interest: The author has no conflicts of interest with this ... visits.2 As part of an annual Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) 2014 survey, Phillips and colleagues assessed year-end internal medicine residency clinic handoffs.3 They found

Intervention to Improve Appropriate Prescribing and Reduce Polypharmacy in Elderly Patients Admitted to an Internal Medicine Unit

to reduce inappropriate prescribing and polypharmacy. Methods We assessed the efficacy and safety of a 5-point checklist to be used by all physicians on the internal medicine wards of a Swiss hospital ... Bassetti 1 0 Division of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital Olten, Olten, Switzerland, 2 Division of Infectious Diseases, Regional Hospital San Giovanni, Bellinzona, Switzerland, 3 Basel Institute for

Epidemiology and outcome of Clostridium difficile infections in patients hospitalized in Internal Medicine: findings from the nationwide FADOI-PRACTICE study

CD infections (CDI) in Internal Medicine (IM) wards in Italy. Methods PRACTICE is an observational prospective study, involving 40 IM Units and evaluating all consecutive patients hospitalized during a ... of Hospital Internal Medicine Background: Clostridium difficile (CD) is a leading cause of diarrhoea among hospitalized patients. The objective of this study was to evaluate the rate, the optimal

Erratum to: Reflections on Cultural Preferences and Internal Medicine: The Case of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Changing Thresholds for Blood Transfusions

Iftach Sagy 0 Alan Jotkowitz 0 Leonid Barski 0 0 Division of Internal Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel Clinical Research Center, Soroka University Medical Center

IDAC-Dose 2.1, an internal dosimetry program for diagnostic nuclear medicine based on the ICRP adult reference voxel phantoms

Background To date, the estimated radiation-absorbed dose to organs and tissues in patients undergoing diagnostic examinations in nuclear medicine is derived via calculations based on models of the ... download at http://www.idac-dose.org. Internal dosimetry; ICRP; IDAC; DCAL; Effective dose; Radiopharmaceuticals; Diagnostic nuclear medicine Background In radiological protection, it is important to be

Parkinson’s disease between internal medicine and neurology

other medical specialists. In this review, we will discuss the various general medical aspects of Parkinson's disease. Comorbidity; Parkinson's disease; Internal disease; Side effects; Interactions ... more likely to internal diseases. Chronic medical diseases, such as arterial hypertension or diabetes mellitus, despite their sometimes severe impact, have only a slight influence on overall morbidity

Capsule Commentary on Young et al., Internal Medicine Residents’ Perceived Responsibility for Patients at Hospital Discharge: A National Survey

Standards: 1 Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center , Seattle, WA , USA - hen do you cut the cord? Young et al.1 reignite the W debate regarding when a hospitalist’s ... E , Stickrath C , McNulty M , Calderon AJ , Chapman E , Gonzalo JD , Kuperman E , Lopez M , Smith CJ , Seigart JR , Theobald CN , Burke RE . Internal medicine residents' perceived responsibility for

Direct new oral anticoagulants: follow-up, guidelines and bleeding complications in general practice—a survey of Swiss general internal medicine practitioners

Background The present study investigated how much Swiss general internal medicine practitioners (GPs) know about new direct oral anticoagulants (NOACs), particularly the relevant guidelines, follow ... treated with NOACs, as encountered in everyday general practice and as influenced by general internal medicine practitioners’ (GPs’) awareness of NOAC therapy and follow-up guidelines. Methods We conducted