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Archive - December 2016


Featured Articles

Continuity of Care

Better handoffs

Better handoffs

By Janet Colwell

Hospitalists explore new tech and face-to-face strategies

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Team-Based Care

Getting the most from advanced practice providers

Getting the most from advanced practice providers

By Terri D’Arrigo

Hospitalists team up with nurse practitioners and physician assistants

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Technology

A virtual eye on vital signs

A virtual eye on vital signs

By Charlotte Huff

Research and expert perspectives on vital sign monitoring

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Conference Coverage

Concussion care, from an NFL expert

By Stacey Butterfield

ED conference features football players' association medical director

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Success story

Hospitalists enter SNFs to snuff out readmissions

By Stacey Butterfield

Outreach program helps improve outcomes after an acute hospitalization

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Q&A

Dispelling the ‘hot-spotter’ myth

By Mollie Durkin

Not all patients who accrue high costs are frequent utilizers of services

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Your Practice

Coding Corner

What is clinical validation?

What is clinical validation?

By Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP

Diagnoses documented in a patient's record must be substantiated by clinical criteria generally accepted by the medical community

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Perspectives

Newman's Notions

Initial assessment

Initial assessment

By Jamie S. Newman, MD, FACP

When you've spent as much time in a hospital as I have over the years, you tend to develop a sixth sense as to when something isn't quite right

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Letters

Letter from the Editor

By Stacey Butterfield

This month's issue includes articles on improving handoffs, monitoring vital signs, working with advanced practice providers, and more

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Clinical Medicine

Test yourself

MKSAP quiz on head injuries

By MKSAP staff

Cases involving headache and vomiting after a fall, soccer injury, blurred vision after an assault, and others are presented

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FDA Update

Warning about HBV reactivation with HCV drugs

Warning about HBV reactivation with HCV drugs

By Mollie Durkin

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Acupuncture versus morphine for acute pain relief, outcomes data for physicians, beta-blockers at discharge after elective PCI, and more

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In the News

From staff reports

Inpatient antibiotic prescribing, bundled payments and joint replacement costs, and more

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Your Career

Pulse On®

Pulse On® Fayetteville, AR

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Pulse On® Rock Springs, WY

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