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Current Issue: November 2013
Meet our 2013 Top Hospitalists
Our call for nominations last spring yielded an impressive number of nominees, from which our editorial board selected the ten featured here. These physicians have done admirable work in patient rounding, resident education, technology, workload balance, and more.
Syncope units: One solution to an expensive problem
Approach may help avoid unnecessary testing, enhance diagnosis
These multidisciplinary teams function as part of EDs, observation or inpatient units. European studies suggest they may help shorten length of stay.
Q&A with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, FACP
Internist discusses her new book “What Doctors Feel”
When physicians get a handle on work-related emotions, it helps improve patient care as well as self-care.
The Brief Case
Individual cases submitted by readers
Eosinophilic pneumonia, septicemia after eating oysters, and more
Other cases examine squamous-cell carcinoma of the gallbladder and vancomycin-induced thrombocytopenia.
Play it again
Hospitals record education discharge conversations for patients
Effort at Cullman Regional Medical Center in Cullman, Ala. led to better patient satisfaction scores and lower 30-day readmissions rates.
Gaming the hospital
James J. Fulmer, MD, FACP, inventor of “Doctor Wars,” a board game based on hospital practice
Many of the game's challenges and jokes were drawn from experience in hospital medicine.
Eponymous chest pain
A hectic day is made worse by a know-it-all fellow.
Probiotics for Clostridium difficile, readmission risk after percutaneous coronary intervention, and more.
From the November 27, 2013 edition
- Perioperative beta-blockers may help some, not all, noncardiac surgery patients with ischemic heart disease
- Therapeutic hypothermia doesn't improve outcomes for cardiac arrest patients
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