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Current Issue - July 2014


Featured Articles

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Cover Story

Maintaining quality care on nights and weekends

Protocols, creative staffing can help maintain high standards

Protocols, creative staffing can help maintain high standards

By Charlotte Huff

Patients with time-sensitive medical problems may be particularly vulnerable in off hours.

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Readmissions

Readmission risk prediction models

Readmission risk prediction models

By Alicia Gallegos

Tips for choosing the best strategies for your hospital.

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Preoperative Care

Hospitalists carve niche in preop care with clinics

Hospitalists carve niche in preop care with clinics

By Janet Colwell

Management before surgery can prevent last-minute cancellations, postop complications.

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Conference Coverage

Moving fast and mastering meningitis treatment

By Stacey Butterfield

Expert advice from the American Academy of Neurology meeting.

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Electronic Health Records

Ten techniques to redeem copy-and-paste documentation

Ten techniques to redeem copy-and-paste documentation

By Douglas W. Bowerman, MD, ACP Member

A practical guide to alleviate errors and restore credibility.

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Perspectives

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Newman's Notions

Vital signs are vital

The history of pain

By Lindsay Roeker, MD

The newest vital sign has old roots.

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Clinical Medicine

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The Brief Case

Cases from Mount Sinai Medical Center

By Hyung J. Cho, ACP Member; Shirley L. Jiang, MD, MPH; Dennis Chang, MD; Tuyet-Trinh N. Truong, MD, ACP Member; Lisa Lin, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Maria Anaizza Aurora Reyna, MD; Joshua Allen-Dicker, MD, MPH, ACP Member; Shira F. Grock, MD; and Tao Xu, MD

Patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, hypoglycemia, prosthetic valve endocarditis, and more.

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Hospitalizations predicted to increase by 2050, attire recommendations issued, and more.

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Departments

Letter from the Editor

Coding Corner: Heart failure: a coding classification quandary

In the News: From the archives of ACP HospitalistWeekly

Q&A: Surrogate decision making in inpatient geriatric care

Success Story: Tackling tPA through telemedicine

FDA Update: Recalls, warnings, approvals

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