August 2016

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Psych teams

Psychiatric comanagement brings expert care to vulnerable patients.

Rounding's not just for clinicians

Hospitalists work to make rounds more patient-centered.

Who should receive inferior vena cava filters?

Consults, new data can help hospitalists decide.

Hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

Diagnosis and treatment of these thrombotic microangiopathy syndromes.

Explaining Sepsis-3

A physician involved in developing the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock outlines the reasoning behind the new changes in sepsis criteria.

Connecting the causes and codes for pneumonia

The rules that govern code assignment for pneumonia bear little relationship to long-accepted clinical documentation practices.

Physician biomarkers

Astounding differences have been found in the gene expression of the various archetypes of physicians haunting hospital halls.

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue highlights psychiatric comanagement, patient-centered rounding, and more.


Cases involving thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome are presented.

New concerns about diabetes drugs, migraine patches

Details on the latest safety notices, warnings, and approvals.

Recent Research

Statin use and pneumonia, helmet for ventilation in ARDS, and more.

In the News

CMS-funded intervention and Medicare readmissions, guideline update on new drugs for heart failure.