June 2015


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