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Archive - September 2016


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Quality Improvement

Beyond the M&M

Beyond the M&M

By Janet Colwell

Hospitals review every death to flag problems, jump-start quality improvement

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recertification

Following the focused practice pathway

Following the focused practice pathway

By Stacey Butterfield

Hospitalists discuss pros and cons of recertification option

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Clinical Medicine

Hospitalists on high alert as colistin resistance spreads

By Mollie Durkin

The science behind the superbug headlines

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Redefining anticoagulation clinics

Redefining anticoagulation clinics

By Kathy Holliman

Direct oral anticoagulation driving changes

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Success story

Get patients moving in, and out of, the hospital

By Mollie Durkin

Two 24-bed general medicine units at the Johns Hopkins Hospital tackled inpatient mobility

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Your Practice

Coding Corner

Crucial coding rules for clinicians

Crucial coding rules for clinicians

By Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP

Principal diagnosis, secondary diagnoses, principal procedure, and present on admission are covered

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Perspectives

Newman's Notions

A newfangled column

A newfangled column

By Jamie S. Newman, MD, FACP

The first stethoscope was created with a rolled-up sheaf of papers in 1816

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Letters

Letter from the Editor

By Stacey Butterfield

This month's issue examines efforts to learn from inpatient mortality, the focused practice recertification pathway for hospital medicine, colistin resistance, and more

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Clinical Medicine

the brief case

Cases from Saint Louis University Hospital and Harlem Hospital Center

By Roula Altisheh, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Adam Merando, MD, ACP Member; Kristin Knobloch, DNP, APRN, CCNS; Arfaa Ali, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Phil Fung, MD, ACP Member; Hiral Choksi, MD, ACP Member; Muhammad Naseeruddin, MD, MBBS, FACP; Chad Miller, MD, FACP; Khushbir Bath, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member, and Sanjiv Grey, MD

Anaphylaxis to mammalian meat, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, typhoid fever, and more

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FDA Update

Docusate recalled, test for CRE approved

Docusate recalled, test for CRE approved

By Mollie Durkin

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Bleeding risk score, lower blood pressure targets in cerebral hemorrhage, mobility after discharge, and more

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In the News

From staff reports

Readmissions and infection, earnings gaps, antimicrobial stewardship programs, and more

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Your Career

Pulse On®

Pulse On® Mobile, AL

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Pulse On® Nashville, TN

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