Marcia Glass

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Alcohol withdrawal is a common clinical condition that has a variety of complications and morbidities. The manifestations can range from mild agitation to withdrawal seizures and delirium tremens. The treatments for alcohol withdrawal include benzodiazepines, anticonvulsants, beta-blockers and antihypertensives. Although benzodiazepines are presently a(More)
Recent studies show that returning global health trainees often report having felt inadequately prepared to deal with ethical dilemmas they encountered during outreach clinical work. While global health training guidelines emphasize the importance of developing ethical and cultural competencies before embarking on fieldwork, their practical implementation(More)
The aim of this study was to identify global health ethical issues that health professional trainees may encounter during electives or placements in resource-limited countries. We conducted a qualitative study involving focus groups and an interview at the University of California San Francisco. Participants were multi-professional from the Schools of(More)
BACKGROUND At academic medical centers, attending rounds (AR) serve to coordinate patient care and educate trainees, yet variably involve patients. OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of standardized bedside AR on patient satisfaction with rounds. DESIGN Cluster randomized controlled trial. SETTING 500-bed urban, quaternary care hospital. PATIENTS(More)
BACKGROUND Attending rounds, the time for the attending physician and the team to discuss the team's patients, take place at teaching hospitals every day, often with little standardization. OBJECTIVE This hypothesis-generating qualitative study sought to solicit improvement recommendations for standardizing attending rounds from the perspective of a(More)
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