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Cover Story

End of life in the ICU

End of life in the ICU

By Janet Colwell

Outcomes—whether life or death—should better reflect goals and values of patients, experts say

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Quality Improvement

Fighting the subconscious biases that lead to health care disparities

Fighting the subconscious biases that lead to health care disparities

By Mollie Durkin

Physicians work to identify and respond to their own biases

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Clinical Medicine

Rapid testing for infectious disease

Rapid testing for infectious disease

By Scott Harris

A potential boon but no magic bullet

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Conference Coverage

Public health researchers look at rise in marijuana-related hospitalizations

By Mollie Durkin

Age, gender, and other factors predict risk

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Morning Report

Pneumonia

By Hamid Feiz, MD, ACP Member; Gustavo Ferrer, MD; Kairavee Dave, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Ayesha Farooq, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Jeevan Joseph, MD; and Thu Thu Aung, MD

Treatment, documentation, and follow-up for CAP, HCAP, HCAP, and VAP

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Success Story

App takes a hack at streamlining review of symptoms

By Mollie Durkin

Patients report their symptoms while waiting to be seen, and clinicians review, confirm, and edit the information.

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Q&A

‘The pause’ allows for moment of silence after a patient death

By Mollie Durkin

The RN who developed it sees it as “a means of honoring a patient after they pass away”

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Perspectives

Newman's Notions

Sedimentation

Sedimentation

By Kathleen Young, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member, and Jamie Newman, MD, FACP

One of the first descriptions of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate is detailed in a book by British surgeon and anatomist John Hunter

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Clinical Medicine

Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Macrolide antibiotics, central vs. peripheral thermometers, acute kidney injury risk factors in orthopedic patients, and more

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Departments

Letter from the Editor

Coding Corner: Blood loss anemia

The Brief Case: Cases from Ohio State University

In the News: From the archives of ACP Hospitalist Weekly

FDA Update: Recalls, warnings, approvals

Pulse On® Knoxville, TN

Pulse On® Index

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