June 2015

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Endovascular therapy may herald a new era in stroke care

Challenges of moving latest research into practice.

How to launch a bedside procedure service

Hospitalist-led services can increase efficiency and safety.

Know your tests to evaluate rheumatic diseases

Distinguishing crystal disease from infection.

Improve your CPOE to save time and patients

System settings should be customized to individual needs.

Top 10 afib pearls

From prevalence and risk factors to treatment options.

Treating 1 patient at a time

Increased intern efficiency improves discharge rates, decreases duty-hour violations.

Acute kidney injury revisited

Terminology is especially important.

House of Cards-iology

Hospital administration can sometimes be ruthless.

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue includes a cover story on endovascular therapy for stroke, as well as coverage from Hospital Medicine 2015.

MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

Cases involving various afib-related diagnoses are presented.

Warning on using hep C drugs with amiodarone; gastroparesis test approved

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals.

Recent Research

ICU glycemic control adoption, beta-blockers at discharge, cognitive function after cardiac arrest, and more.

In the News

Septic shock, EHR access for inpatients, patient-centered medical home and hospitalizations, and more.