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Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and by Amir K. Jaffer, Paul Grant, Scott A. Flanders, Sanjay Saint

By Amir K. Jaffer, Paul Grant, Scott A. Flanders, Sanjay Saint

Provides a entire evidence-based consultant to the administration of the growing to be inhabitants of sufferers who require perioperative care

Perioperative medication: scientific session and Co-Management is the 1st entire reference textual content constructed particularly for hospitalists yet predicted additionally to assist internists, anesthesiologists, allied health and wellbeing pros, fellows, citizens, and scientific scholars deal with a variety of points of the remedy of the surgical sufferer. The booklet good points either the preoperative and postoperative clinical administration of the surgical sufferer. It makes a speciality of platforms, operations, caliber of perioperative care, and preoperative evaluate of the sufferer, all in attention with system-specific hazard and evidence-based techniques that reduce chance. It areas precise emphasis on care of the older hospitalized surgical sufferer and gives an intensive dialogue of post-operative stipulations and their management.

Chapters disguise very important issues such as:

  • Hospitalist as a clinical Consultant
  • Co-Management of the Surgical Patient
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Improving the standard and results of Perioperative Care
  • Developing, enforcing, and working a Preoperative Clinic
  • Assessing and dealing with chance of significant Organ Systems
  • Assessing and handling issues for Surgery
  • Postoperative Care and Co-Management through surgical procedure Type
  • Managing universal Postoperative Conditions

With the center duties of perioperative care falling increasingly more at the shoulders of hospitalists, internists, and allied wellbeing and fitness execs, Perioperative Medicine is a much-needed consultant for dealing with the medical and operational concerns linked to taking care of hospitalized surgical patients.

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Although consumers’ use of publicly reported performance data remains low, their recognition of the value of these data appears to have grown over time. Between 1996 and 2008, the same Kaiser Family Foundation Survey reported that the percentage of Americans who would prefer a surgeon with high-quality ratings over a surgeon who has treated friends or family more than doubled from 1996 (20%) to 2008 (47%). While the results of these recent surveys suggest a greater willingness by patients to use publicly reported data to make healthcare decisions, empirical evidence of such decision making is lacking.

5. 6. Identify the stakeholders and define their expectations. Ask the tough questions. Clarify roles and responsibilities. Obtain resources and support. Measure performance. Revisit the relationship. ELEMENTS OF SUCCESSFUL CO-MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS 15 Identify the Stakeholders and Define Their Expectations The first step to successful co-management is to clarify goals, identify the key stakeholders, and ascertain their expectations and assumptions for the relationship and its outcomes: Identifying the Stakeholders • Who is driving the co-management relationship?

Kanwar et al. 21 Other quality measures that are at risk for overuse and misuse include prophylaxis for deep vein thrombosis, glycemic control measures, and immunization. “Teaching to the Test” In the context of public reporting initiatives, concerns about “teaching to the test” refers to a situation in which hospitals might invest limited resources in an area subject to reporting, while neglecting other more important areas that might yield greater clinical benefit. Gaming Gaming refers to those situations in which participants find ways to maximize measured results without actually improving care.

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