Deanne T Kashiwagi
Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
- Do timely outpatient follow-up visits decrease hospital readmission rates?Deanne T Kashiwagi
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Am J Med Qual 27:11-5. 2012..75). The timing of postdischarge follow-up did not affect readmissions. Further research is needed to determine such factors and to prospectively study time to outpatient follow-up after discharge and the decrease in readmission rates...
- A clinical deterioration prediction tool for internal medicine patientsLisa L Kirkland
Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Am J Med Qual 28:135-42. 2013..This tool created using routinely collected clinical measurements can serve as a very early warning system for hospitalized medical patients...
- Nutrition in the hospitalized patientLisa L Kirkland
Division of Hospital Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55960, USA
J Hosp Med 8:52-8. 2013..As with all other aspects of discharge, it is the hospitalist's role to assure smooth transition of the nutrition care plan to an outpatient setting...
- Gaining efficiency and satisfaction in the handoff processM Caroline Burton
Division of Hospital Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Hosp Med 5:547-52. 2010..Most studies in the literature regard physicians-in-training. We studied the morning handoff process of hospitalist teams comprised of staff physicians and nurse practitioner and/or physician assistants...
- The Charlson Comorbidity Index Score as a predictor of 30-day mortality after hip fracture surgeryLisa L Kirkland
Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Am J Med Qual 26:461-7. 2011..Advanced age, low BMI, and high CCI can be identified prospectively and are independently associated with postoperative 30-day mortality in older, chronically ill patients...
- Multiple admissions for alcohol withdrawalScott A Larson
Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Hosp Med 7:617-21. 2012..The objective was to identify risk factors for multiple admissions for alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) in patients admitted to a general medicine service...
- Mentoring programs for physicians in academic medicine: a systematic reviewDeanne T Kashiwagi
Dr Kashiwagi is assistant professor of medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Dr Varkey is professor of medicine and preventive medicine, College of Medicine, and associate chair, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Dr Cook is professor of medicine and medical education and director, Office of Education Research, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Acad Med 88:1029-37. 2013....