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Current Issue - November 2015

Featured Articles

Cover Story

Top Docs

Top Docs

By Janet Colwell

Meet ACP Hospitalist's 2015 Top Hospitalists


Patient Safety

Red flags help hospitalists spot human trafficking

Red flags help hospitalists spot human trafficking

By Mollie Durkin

Hospitalization presents an opportunity to intervene and stop exploitation


Expert Analysis

Malignant bowel obstruction

By Sarah F. Horman, MD, ACP Member; Christian A. Balzer, MD, ACP Member; Sarah Boles, MD, ACP Member; and Alina S. Popa, MD

Learn about diagnosis, treatment, and next steps through a case study


The Brief Case

Cases from Maine Medical Center

By Katherine Garlo, MD, ACP Member; Christina DeMatteo, DO, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Robert Smith, MD; Eric Dinnerstein, MD; and John Erickson, MD, FACP

Meningoencephalitis, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, tophaceous gout, and more


Success Story

Patient navigator program reduces length of stay

By Mollie Durkin

A 442-bed acute care urban academic health center in Toronto decreased length of stay by improving patient-physician communication and handoffs



Clinical reasoning now a ‘foundational basic science’ in medical education

By Jennifer Kearney-Strouse

Perhaps the most important aspect of medical training is developing the ability to come to the correct diagnosis



Newman's Notions

Magnificent maggots

Magnificent maggots

By Breann Kluck and Jamie Newman, MD, FACP

Sometimes the best treatment plan can include an effective and simple intervention of antiquity


Clinical Medicine

Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Urinalysis orders, resistant infections, molecular C. diff testing, and more



Letter from the Editor

Coding Corner: ICD-10: A few more new documentation needs

Self-examination: “Bad” medicine

In the News: From the archives of ACP Hospitalist Weekly

FDA Update: Recalls, warnings, approvals

Pulse On® Indianapolis, IN

Pulse On® Mount Vernon, WA


ACP HospitalistWeekly

From the November 25, 2015 edition

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