June 2016


How academic hospitalists can manage workload

Academic hospitalists must balance what has been called the 3 shields: practice, teaching, and research

Improving the patient experience by focusing on spiritual care

Hospitalists can identify needs, collaborate with chaplains

Wavy lines: EEGs in the hospital

Electroencephalograms in the hospital

An ear-ly intervention to reduce delirium

Providing earplugs in the ICU may be a low-cost way to reduce hospital noise and prevent arousal during sleep

Bullies in the hospital

The problem of bullies in school extends all the way through medical training, according to a recent study

New CMS specialty code and more on Sepsis-3

This column discusses the new CMS specialty code for hospital medicine and developments in sepsis criteria

Colica Pictonum

Ancient Rome and Flint, Mich., share a connection

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue tackles gender equity and workload in academic medicine

MKSAP quiz on EEG

Cases involving EEGs are presented

Opioids and diabetes drugs get revised warnings

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals

Recent Research

Transfusion strategies, hyponatremia at admission, follow-up timing and medication adherence, and more

CDC issues recommendations for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

CDC opioid recommendations, resuscitation timing, and more