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Archive - October 2016


Featured Articles

technology

Resisting ransomware

Resisting ransomware

By Mollie Durkin

Health care searches for solutions as hackers target hospital data

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Atrial fibrillation

Aspirin overuse persists in afib

Aspirin overuse persists in afib

By Amy Karon

Hospitalists can help match practice to guidelines

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Quality improvement

Taking communication skills seriously

Taking communication skills seriously

By Janet Colwell

Formal training can improve patient satisfaction, physician burnout

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Expert analysis

Splanchnic venous thrombosis

By David A. Cohen, MD, FACP

Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment

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Success story

Senior hospitalists get new hires up to speed

By Mollie Durkin

Peer mentorship program helps communicate expectations

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Q&A

Assess stroke rehab needs sooner, better

By Mollie Durkin

New guidelines focus on rehabilitation and recovery

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Your Practice

Coding Corner

Updates on NOTICE, Sepsis-3, and hypertensive crisis

Updates on NOTICE, Sepsis-3, and hypertensive crisis

By Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP

CMS takes action on several recently covered topics

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Perspectives

job satisfaction

Understanding nocturnists

By David Schultz, MD, ACP Member

Most hospitalist programs misunderstand how to attract and keep quality physicians in this role, the author says

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Newman's Notions

Discharge meds

Discharge meds

By Jamie S. Newman, MD, FACP

A patient's request presents an ethical dilemma

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Letters

Letter from the Editor

By Stacey Butterfield

This month's issue includes articles on ransomware attacks at hospitals, aspirin overuse in afib, communication skills training, and more

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Clinical Medicine

Test yourself

MKSAP quiz on anticoagulation

By MKSAP staff

Cases involving anticoagulants for afib after PCI, periprocedural anticoagulation, and others are presented

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FDA Update

Updated warnings on fluoroquinolones, new diabetes drug approved

Updated warnings on fluoroquinolones, new diabetes drug approved

By Mollie Durkin

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Severity of illness and patient satisfaction scores, obstructive sleep apnea, CA-UTI prevention, and more

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In the News

From staff reports

Delayed ICU transfer, updated quality and performance measures for afib, and more

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Your Career

Pulse On®

Pulse On® Carlsbad, NM

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Pulse On® Modesto, CA

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