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Current Issue - April 2015

Featured Articles

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Cover Story

Working overtime

Working overtime

By Janet Colwell

Moonlighting has become an essential perk for hospitalists


Transitions of Care

When patients won't leave

When patients won't leave

By Terri D’Arrigo

Strategies to achieve a timely discharge



Inpatient ART errors can cause long-term problems for HIV patients

Inpatient ART errors can cause long-term problems for HIV patients

By Kathy Holliman

Antiretroviral therapy is less complex than it used to be, but errors are still common


Expert Analysis

Pulmonary hypertension

By Raymond K. Young, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Rachel Damico, MD, PhD; and Sanjay V. Desai, MD, FACP

A clinical review of the condition


Success Story

Consistent consults improve cirrhosis care

By Stacey Butterfield

A tertiary care center used mandatory GI consults to help meet quality indicators


Q&A: Patient Communication

A card and a couple of minutes convey condolences

By Stacey Butterfield

A study finds that clinicians express condolences to patients' families at inconsistent rates



More in Perspectives

Newman's Notions

Quattro formaggi

By Kevin Whitford, MD, ACP Member, and Jamie Newman, MD, FACP

Working in the hospital can be a cheesy experience


Clinical Medicine

More in Clinical Medicine

Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

High-intensity statins after CHD hospitalization, beta-blockers at discharge and 30-day readmissions, metoclopramide and pneumonia in stroke, and more



Letter from the Editor

Conference Coverage: Internal Medicine Meeting 2015 heads to Boston to celebrate 100 years

Test Yourself: MKSAP quiz on HIV

Coding Corner: Pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary heart disease

In the News: From the archives of ACP Hospitalist Weekly

FDA Update: Recalls and approvals

Pulse On® Florence, SC

Pulse On® Logan, UT


ACP HospitalistWeekly

From the April 22, 2015 edition

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