Month: November 2013
Discharge Against Medical Advice, Pitfalls and Troubleshooting. There is a very interesting article from JAMA in Nov. 2013, explaining of misconception and how misleading is information regarding discharge patient with AMA. I always discuss with residents that signing an AMA form does not mean anything unless you document the patient’s condition and mental status and details of your discussion in medical record.
Dilemma: cough, smoker, discoloured sputum, diagnosis: Bronchitis, now: Abx or no Abx
Efficacy of anti-inflammatory or antibiotic treatment in patients with non-complicated acute bronchitis and discoloured sputum: randomised placebo controlled trial