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Featured Articles

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Cover Story

When the census soars

When the census soars

By Janet Colwell

Creative scheduling and on-call systems prevent surges from spiraling out of control



Obesity and malnutrition are not mutually exclusive

Obesity and malnutrition are not mutually exclusive

By Stacey Butterfield

Evidence suggests malnutrition counteracts ‘obesity paradox’


Alarm Fatigue

Getting rid of unnecessary alarms

Getting rid of unnecessary alarms

By Julie Knudson

Multidisciplinary effort can help reduce alarm fatigue


Expert Analysis

Cardiopulmonary stress testing

By Pahresah Roomiany, MD, MS, ACP Member, and Ziad Shaman, MD

What the hospitalist needs to know


Success Story

Antibiotic stewardship the old-fashioned way

By Stacey Butterfield

Hospital assessment is key



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Newman's Notions

A handy-dandy recommendation letter

A handy-dandy recommendation letter

By Jamie Newman, MD, FACP

A tongue-in-cheek template for handling recommendation requests


Clinical Medicine

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Nonprofit versus for-profit hospitals, corticosteroids in septic shock, pretreatment with P2Y12 inhibitors, and more



Letter from the Editor

Q&A: Todd C. Lee, MD, MPH on a survey about letting patients wear pants

Test Yourself: MKSAP quiz on nutrition

Coding Corner: Physician certification of inpatient medical necessity

In the News: From the archives of ACP HospitalistWeekly

FDA Update: Recalls and approvals

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