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August 2018

Patient Care

Resuscitating geriatric patients: A delicate balance
Though some injuries in geriatric patients may seem innocuous, they may be far more serious than they appear. Resuscitation and subsequent transfer, admission and rehabilitation are notably distinctive from that of younger patients, and it's important to be aware and prepared.

Q&A with a hand surgeon on transfer
It can be challenging to determine which hand injuries need urgent transfer, which can be referred later, and which can be managed in the community. A Mayo Clinic hand surgeon offers insights on these injuries and appropriate transfer.

Tips on managing orthopedic injuries in children
Warm weather ushers in a host of seasonal pediatric orthopedic injuries. It's important to recognize children are not simply small adults. They have unique requirements for treatment and need careful consideration to avoid double transfer.

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Practice Guidelines and Research

How to do action planning well
Action planning is crucial to prevent repeating an identified event and to improve future patient care. Following the SMART acronym along with some key principles is helpful for an efficient and effective process.

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Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days 2018
Oct. 7-9, 2018, in Chicago
Mayo Clinic Pediatric Days provides general pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and resident physicians with current information on a variety of medical and surgical conditions affecting children and adolescents.

7th Annual Acute Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient for NPs & PAs 2019
Feb. 13-16, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This conference provides skills workshops tailored to nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) and offers evidence-based guidelines and treatment pathways in critical care, hospital general medicine, surgery, neurology, cardiology, psychology and pain management.

Multidisciplinary Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine 2019
April 11-14, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This course covers clinical advances in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Multidisciplinary faculty from Mayo Clinic deliver a comprehensive approach to evaluation and management of various respiratory diseases. Topics include airway disease, critical care, interstitial lung diseases and sleep disorders.

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