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Archive - January 2017


Featured Articles

Pain Management

Changing approaches to pain

Changing approaches to pain

By Janet Colwell

Treating inpatients' pain in an opioid addiction epidemic

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Penicillin

The return of penicillin

The return of penicillin

By Amy Karon

How to fight drug resistance without inducing allergic reactions

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Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana … in the hospital?

By Mollie Durkin

As states legalize marijuana, hospitals develop policies on inpatient use

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Conference Coverage

Sepsis still infected with uncertainty

By Stacey Butterfield

Experts from CHEST 2016 debate screening, fluids, more

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What happens up there?

What happens up there?

By Stacey Butterfield

Advice for physicians requesting air medical transport

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Success story

The frontiers of sepsis care

By Stacey Butterfield

Physicians in Kansas improve sepsis care at critical access hospitals

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Q&A

The future is now

The future is now

By Stacey Butterfield

Revisiting 2007 predictions for hospital medicine with Robert Wachter, MD, FACP

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Your Practice

Coding Corner

Malnutrition revisited

Malnutrition revisited

By Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP

Criteria remain problematic from the clinical, coding, and regulatory perspectives and deserve more attention and discussion

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Perspectives

Newman's Notions

Notes from the field: Hospital medicine in Japan

Notes from the field: Hospital medicine in Japan

By Eiji Hiraoka, MD, ACP Member, and Jamie S. Newman, MD, FACP

In Japan, hospital medicine may help to resolve several pressing issues, the biggest being the aging population.

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Letters

Letter from the Editor

By Stacey Butterfield

This month's issue includes articles on new approaches to pain management, use of penicillin, conference coverage from CHEST 2016, and more

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Clinical Medicine

Brief CAse

Cases from Baylor College of Medicine and West Virginia University

By Stephanie V. Sherman, MD; Zaven Sargsyan, MD; Krishna Sajja, MD; Lubna Khawaja, MD; Priti Dangayach, MD, ACP Member; Sarah Bowen, PharmD; and James Griffith, MD, FACP

Diabetic neuropathic foot arthropathy, acute bacterial prostatitis, tuberculous peritonitis, and more

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FDA Update

New device for strokes due to PFO

New device for strokes due to PFO

By Mollie Durkin

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Women and stroke care, frailty as a predictor of cardiac surgery outcome, cost-effectiveness of heart failure therapy, and more

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In the News

From staff reports

Syncope and PE, manikins and CPR training

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Your Career

Pulse On®

Pulse On® Rochester, NY

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Pulse On® Index

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