Society of Bedside Medicine

The Society of Bedside Medicine is an organization made up of clinicians dedicated to enhancing the clinical encounter with the patient. By fostering a global culture of bedside medicine through education, research, and practice, the SBM unites patients and providers at the bedside. Read more.…

Bedside Swallow Examination Review Journal of Hospital ...

Dysphagia is associated with aspiration, pneumonia, and malnutrition, but remains challenging to identify at the bedside. A variety of exam protocols and maneuvers are commonly used, but the efficacy of these maneuvers is highly variable. We conducted a comprehensive search of 7 databases, including MEDLINE, Embase, and Scopus, from each database's earliest inception through June 9, 2014.Cited by: 74…

Ritual of the Bedside Exam - Alison

The bedside exam is a 'ritual' composed of special spaces and tools, ceremonial clothes and mysterious aspects and terminology. The patient identity is also very important. It involves a transformation from the delivery of the story by the patient to the validation of the story by the doctor.…