Presentation on theme: "Should We Curb the Curbside? Marisha Burden, MD Chief of Hospital Medicine Denver Health Medical Center Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Colorado."— Presentation transcript:
Should We Curb the Curbside? Marisha Burden, MD Chief of Hospital Medicine Denver Health Medical Center Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine
Post Hoc Analysis AssociationNo Association Consulting Service Consulting Provider Medical Issue Number of questions Whether curbside was felt to be sufficient Consult issue
Strengths 1 st prospective study 18 Hospitalists Excellent 3 rd Party Agreement Conducted over 1 year
Weaknesses Small N (50) Teaching hospital Urban safety net hospital Hawthorne Effect
Conclusions Curbside consults are associated with considerable RISK that the advice provided and the resulting management decisions made are incorrect.
Investigators Marisha Burden* Ellen Sarcone* Angela Keniston Barbara Statland Julie Taub Rebecca Allyn Mark Reid Lilia Cervantes Sarah Stella Gaby Frank Nick Scaletta Smitha Chadaga Nancy Maller Margherita Mascolo Jeff Zoucha Mary Maher Rick Albert *Co-Principal Investigators