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Current Issue: May 2013
Not all guidelines are created equal
Which ones to trust and how they can help you
When deciding which guidelines to follow, clinicians should look for strong supporting evidence and clear explanations of how the authors arrived at their recommendations.
Bringing the hospital to the patients
Hospital at Home model reduces costs, complications
A handful of programs around the country provide hospital-level care to patients without admitting them to the hospital.
Improving patient satisfaction scores
The mere fact of being in the hospital is incompatible with happiness, which can make the task of improving patient satisfaction feel like an uphill battle.
Q&A: Margaret L. Schwarze, MD, MPP
Little conversations about big decisions
Surgeons describe preoperative negotiations about life support
Understanding where colleagues are coming from could help improve communication.
The early referral gets the rehab
Orientation within 10 days improved cardiac rehabilitation attendance
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit boosted rehab rates to over 70%.
The Brief Case
Cases from Yale-New Haven Hospital: trainee edition
Leukocytoclastic vasculitis associated with cocaine abuse, the Sister Mary Joseph nodule as presentation of advanced malignant peritoneal mesothelioma, and other cases are discussed.
Perspectives: Newman's Notions
Yiddish for hospitalists
After our Latin primer for hospitalists, it only seems right to explore another language that's likely to be of great help.
ACP Hospitalist Weekly
From the May 22, 2013 edition
- Warfarin better than heparin bridging during cardiac device surgery
- Intensive-dose statins don't confer greater diabetes risk for post-MI elderly than moderate doses
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Cartoon Caption Contest
This issue's winning cartoon caption was submitted by Jennifer L. Norris, MD, ACP Member. Thanks to all who voted!
"I had something else in mind when I asked for an outline of the patient's condition."
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