This month's issue includes articles on the optimal use of prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism, differential diagnoses for Ebola, and conference coverage. ... In conference coverage, we bring you 2 dispatches from the University of San Francisco's
Multiple articles in this issue focus on the value of care, including a historical perspective on insurance coverage and hospital utilization. ... Related conference coverage stories offer tips from the Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference on
Conference coverage in this issue looks at preventing readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Conference coverage from the American Academy of Neurology offers expert advice on prognostication for patients unconscious after cardiac arrest and rapid advances in stroke care.
Conference coverage of the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting offers communication strategies, and a Test Yourself provides related questions.
The staff of ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist update our blog daily with news about medical research and practice management, as well as onsite coverage of major medical conferences. ... The staff of ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist update the blog
Despite challenges such as FDA regulation of research and uncertainties about potential risks of probiotics, the good bugs are becoming more prevalent in both consumer and health care settings.
Research and advice from an internist who treats homeless patients.
It accounts for 5% of all cases of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. It requires an average of 7.3 diagnostic tests, five hospitalizations and 46 units of blood per patient to evaluate.
This issue also includes conference coverage about improving diagnosis and Brief Case submissions fromand.