October 2019


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Treating the pregnant inpatient

Weigh the risks and benefits of scans and drugs, then consult with experts.

Hospitals serve up healthy food

Clinicians strive to improve nutrition inside and outside of the hospital.

Respecting religion in the hospital

Communication from the start is key.

Silencing text-message interruptions

A system change allowed more concentration on medical education.

Diabetic complications—Part 2

This month's column focuses on the chronic complications of diabetes.

How doctors can be social media ‘influencers'

Meet a chief medical social media officer.

Pregnancy, food, and more

Meet us on Twitter on Oct. 30 to discuss doctors' role in social media.

New device for advanced heart failure

Details on the latest alerts, recalls, and approvals.

Tramadol, gabapentinoids, and opioids

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Sodium excretion, postop antibiotics, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Cases from Oregon Health & Science University

Red-cell aplasia, septic thromboembolus, and more.

Individual case: Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms

A patient with fever and rash during treatment for orbital cellulitis and cavernous sinus thrombosis.

Individual case: Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms

A patient with fever and rash during treatment for orbital cellulitis and cavernous sinus thrombosis.

Bonus online case: Cytomegalovirus immune recovery uveitis in AIDS

A patient with AIDS and subacute monocular vision deterioration.

MKSAP quiz on pregnancy

This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 18) on pregnancy.