ORIGINAL RESEARCH

I-MOVE: INPATIENT PRE-DISCHARGE MOBILITY SCORE AS A PREDICTOR OF POST-DISCHARGE MORTALITY

A bedside tool for assessing patient mobility prior to discharge was evaluated for predictive performance.

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REPORTS FROM THE FIELD

FOLLOW-UP OF ABNORMAL METANEPHRINE AND CATECHOLAMINE TESTING: CHASING MISSED NEUROENDOCRINE TUMORS

One-third of patients with abnormal test results lacked documented follow-up in their medical record.

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CLINICAL REVIEW

EVIDENCE-BASED DEPRESCRIBING: REVERSING THE TIDE OF POTENTIALLY INAPPROPRIATE POLYPHARMACY

The evidence for efficacy and strategies that facilitate deliberate yet judicious deprescribing are reviewed.

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CASE-BASED REVIEW

CURRENT THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES TO RENAL CELL CARCINOMA

Multiple treatment options are now available for patients with metastatic or unresectable disease.


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OUTCOMES RESEARCH IN REVIEW

REGULAR MODERATE EXERCISE THROUGHOUT PREGNANCY NOT ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED RISK OF PRETERM DELIVERY

A patient navigation program improved screening rates in patients at high-risk for nonadherence.

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CLINICAL COMMUNICATION

ENHANCING THE COMMUNICATION SKILLS OF CRITICAL CARE NURSES: FOCUS ON PROGNOSIS AND GOALS OF CARE DISCUSSIONS

Bedside nurses practice the skills needed for palliative care discussions in a unique interactive workshop.

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