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Best peer reviewed article for pediatric hospitalists

General Pediatric Hospitalists by author R.P. Bekmezian

Matthew Garber, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Hospitalists at the University of South Carolina, discusses one of his top ten pediatric hospitalist journal articles by author R.P. Bekmezian, which examined generalist outcomes in pediatric patients treated by generalist pediatric hospitalists versus those who had been treated by various subspecialty teams.

Reading:
Bekmezian A, Chung PJ, Yazdani S. Staff-only pediatric hospitalist care of patients with medically complex subspecialty conditions in a major teaching hospital. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Oct;162(10):975-80.
Chamberlain JK, Cull WL, Melgar T, Kaelber DC, Kan BD. The effect of dual training in internal medicine and pediatrics on the career path and job search experience of pediatric graduates. J Pediatr. 2007 Oct;151(4):419-24. Epub 2007 Aug 23.
Percelay JM; Committee on Hospital Care. Physicians’ roles in coordinating care of hospitalized children. Pediatrics. 2003 Mar;111(3):707-9.

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