February 2008


Letter from the Editor

Does your hospital have free wireless Internet in waiting areas, or offer patients aromatherapy and massages?

In the News

ACC/AHA Task Force updates STEMI and PCI guidelines

Coding Corner

Billing Medicare based on time and revised rules on verbal orders

Expert analysis: woman with recent stroke and a patent foramen ovale

Expert analysis: Woman with recent stroke and a patent foramen ovale

Exotic travel trend poses new challenges for hospitalists

Exotic travel trend poses new challenges for hospitalists

E-learning for everyone

Virtual patients expose students and physicians to a wide range of clinical scenarios

Journal Watch

Recent studies about perioperative consultation, increased U.S. staph infections, and other topics