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Lisa M. Bellini, MD; February 2004
Housestaff evaluate and admit a severely ill patient with lupus, suspect a viral syndrome, and do not initiate antibiotics. Despite discovery of the correct diagnosis in the morning by the attending, the patient dies.
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Rossi PJ, Edmiston CE Jr. Surg Clin North Am. 2012;92:1369-1386.
This commentary discusses areas of risk in the intensive care unit along with interventions to mitigate them, including isolation precautions to lower infection rates and staffing intensivists to improve patient outcomes.
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Paul Olson TJ, Brasel KJ, Redmann AJ, Alexander GC, Schwarze ML. JAMA Surg. 2013;148:29-35.
Surgical specialists report frequently experiencing conflict with intensive care unit physicians and nurses regarding goals of care when patients experience poor postoperative outcomes.