August 2017

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POCUS catches on

Credentialing and training hospitalists to use handheld ultrasounds.

Tips on treating refugees

Cultural differences, past trauma may impact patient care.

Working up high

Hospitalist practice is different at altitude.

An order not to hospitalize

A researcher discusses a study on this type of advance directive.

Automating antimicrobial stewardship

EHR integration of a patient scoring tool improved care quality.

Ask Dr. Pinson

This month's column features questions from readers.

Manufacturer asked to remove opioid from market

Details on the latest warnings, recalls, and approvals.

Diagnosing pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism can present in a variety of clinical scenarios; however, there are several features that are typical.

Canine colloquialisms

These will help anyone who works in the hospital get to the head of the pack.

Training key for point-of-care ultrasound

This issue also features stories on refugee care, high-altitude hospital medicine, and more.

Heart failure stays and readmissions

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

MKSAP quiz on ultrasound

This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 17 about ultrasound use.