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Opinion: How learning the truth about chaos theory has helped me as an inpatient child psychologist

STAT

In inpatient child psychology, we treat children in crisis deemed at imminent risk of harm to themselves or others. I am grateful for the opportunity to try and help — but it is daunting. A study published earlier this year found an overwhelming spike in mental illness-related crises in the past decade.

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Episode 833: Three tips for inpatient medical emergencies

Pharmacy Joe

In this episode, I’ll discuss three tips for inpatient medical emergencies. To get a copy of 6 more tips for pharmacists responding to inpatient medical emergencies, go to my free download area. Sodium bicarbonate is compatible with fentanyl, propofol, dexmedetomidine, phenylephrine, and vasopressin. It’s number 16 on the list.

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STAT+: DOJ investigating Community Health Systems’ hospitals

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Federal investigators asked CHS to hand over documents that covered “practices and procedures related to utilization review, inpatient admissions, and inpatient dialysis at our hospitals.”

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Inpatient to Outpatient: Myelofibrosis Care

Pharmacy Times

Pharmacists discuss challenges in transitioning myelofibrosis patients between inpatient and outpatient care settings, emphasizing medication reconciliation and seamless inter-team communication.

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Expert Discusses Considerations for Inpatient Use of Diabetes Technology

Pharmacy Times

Michelle Condren, PharmD, AE-C, BCPPS, CDCES, FPPA, discussed pharmacists' roles in inpatient diabetes management.

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Teens seeking addiction care unlikely to be offered standard medication

STAT

Adolescents who seek treatment for opioid addiction at an inpatient facility are more likely to be offered horseback riding than given full access to a common, highly effective addiction medication.

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STAT+: New Medicare Advantage rule is boon for providers, drag on insurers

STAT

Starting this year, private Medicare plans have to cover their members’ hospitalizations at the higher inpatient rate if their doctors predict they’ll have to stay beyond two midnights. It’s the same rule — appropriately called the two-midnight rule — that traditional Medicare has followed for a decade.

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