The resident, who had just received his medical license, was poorly supervised by the attending physician
Tenders are invited for Preakness Healthcare Center 2015 Admissions Attending Physicians
Yolandee Bell-Cheddar, MD, is an attending physician
in the section of pediatric cardiology at St.
Medicare inpatient claims define the attending physician
as "the physician who has overall responsibility for the beneficiary's care and treatment" (Research Data Assistance Center, 2013).
When an opportunity was identified to improve risk, quality and patient satisfaction measures for new attending physicians
, leaders in the Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC decided to develop and pilot a physician mentorship program.
When the attending physician
came to the bedside, the patient had no palpable pulse.
Complication rates for elective surgical procedures were significantly higher when the attending physicians
got less than 6 hours of sleep because of working during the previous night, according to a report in JAMA.
Results: Surveys showed some concerns from both residents and attending physicians
on the topics of inpatient and outpatient facilities, research activities, duty hours and the number of residents currently in the program.
Each day, all orders entered during rounds were audited by an attending physician
without the knowledge of the residents.
The final decision as to whether an abortion is medically necessary for a particular patient is generally made by the attending physician
in consultation with the patient.
She is an attending physician
at George Washington University Hospital Center, one of the top cardiac hospitals in the nation, and at the Washington Regional Cardiac Surgery Group, both in Washington, D.
When a worker has a transmissible disease, the attending physician
for the infected patient recommends that the patient stay home from work for the duration of the infectivity period.