Posts Tagged ‘Multidisciplinary Approach’

Delirium? Now what?

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 9:16 No Comments

By Derek S. Mongold, MD
My father is in the hospital and they say that he has delirium. What exactly is delirium?
Delirium is a state of severe confusion that is usually brought on by a medical condition. It’s thought to be due to the brain producing too much dopamine and to little acetylcholine. Dopamine and acetylcholine […]

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Teamwork in Medicine is Critical for Quality Patient Care

Friday, July 9, 2010 14:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
From KevinMD’s medical blog, guest post by Toni Brayer, MD shares a story where a team approach in medicine is critical for quality patient care.
Dr. Bryer writes:
“Medicine is a team sport and it is only when the team is humming and everyone is working together that patients can have good […]

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