I loved this cartoon because it graphically illustrates how science can mislead. A trainee or non-EBM oriented physician can grasp the underlying meaning of why jumping on the p>.05 train, or churning for post-hoc significance can be hazardous to your cortex.
BONUS: Archives of IM ONLINE FIRST (Authors, **SHM members**): Hospital-Based Medication Reconciliation Practces: A Systematic Review.
JAMA just published the largest trial I have seen on a Hospital at Home (HAH) model to date and the first one out in the last few years. It comes from Mount Sinai in NYC–who have led the pack in this style of care if national presentations are the judge. They launched the program three […]
Everywhere I go these days, one of the top questions on the minds of hospital leaders and hospitalists alike is, “How can we improve hospitalist patient satisfaction scores?” It’s a dilemma. There are people who know way more about this subject than me, but I’m not aware of anyone who has really cracked the nut. […]
There is an orange tree in our backyard planted around the birth of our first child. It thrives 11 years later, providing a plentiful bounty of fruit each winter. Nearby, a mango tree was planted when our second daughter was born. That tree never made it; the roots didn’t take hold, and it was gone […]