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Current Issue - September 2014


Featured Articles

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Cover Story

The telehospitalist

Will your next job be inside a robot?

Will your next job be inside a robot?

Hospitalists increasingly have options to live where they wish and work in another state or country.

By Stacey Butterfield

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Infectious Disease

With summer over, time to assess outbreak practices

With summer over, time to assess outbreak practices

By Alicia Gallegos

Hospitalists play key roles in ensuring effective response to disease outbreaks.

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Doctor as patient

A doctor seeks out a concrete diagnosis

A doctor seeks out a concrete diagnosis

By Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP, and Jerome Groopman, MD, FACP

An internist and rheumatologist aims to decipher her persistent cough, which was productive of what looked like “little pieces of dental cement or gravel.”

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The Brief Case

Cases from 3 hospitals in Puerto Rico

By Cristina Martinez-Recio, MD; William Rodriguez-Cintron, MD, MACP; Sandra Galarza-Vargas, MD; Pedro A. Torrellas Ruiz, MD; Juan C. Malpica Santiago, MD; Ronald Vigo, MD, ACP Member; Hiram Maldonado, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Ricardo Fernandez Gonzalez, MD, FACP; Emmanuel Gonzalez Irizarry, MD; and Jesse R. Aleman-Ortiz, MD, MPH

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome, and more.

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Success Story

A tasty solution to recurrent Clostridium difficile

By Stacey Butterfield

Curing recurrent C. diff infections without fecal transplantation.

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Perspectives

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Newman's Notions

Aphorism-based medicine

Aphorism-based medicine

By Tammer Bommersbach and Jamie Newman, MD, FACP

Analyzing medical truisms can help us understand how medicine has progressed over time.

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Clinical Medicine

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

Prophylactic anticoagulation in the critically ill, ICU telemedicine outcomes, and more.

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Departments

Letter from the Editor

Coding Corner: How documentation impacts quality measures

In the News: From the archives of ACP HospitalistWeekly

Residents' Page: Transitioning from the domain of health care to the domain of health

Q&A: Vincent Liu, MD, MS, on the next step in sepsis care

FDA Update: Recalls, warnings, approvals

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ACP HospitalistWeekly

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