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Therapeutic hypothermia in comatose patients with non-shockable initial rhythms may lead to better outcomes | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Twenty-nine percent of patients who underwent hypothermia survived to hospital discharge, compared to 15% who received standard care.
November 2015

Building trust aids decision making in end-of-life care | ACP Hospitalist

The patient is dying. More medical intervention is futile. But the family, speaking for their loved one, still wants everything done.
August 2007

Coding Corner Archives | ACP Hospitalist

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Therapeutic hypothermia doesn't improve outcomes for cardiac arrest patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Lowering the temperature of cardiac arrest patients to 33°C does not increase their survival compared to targeting a temperature of 36°C, a recent study found.
November 2013

Women less likely than men to survive cardiac arrest, receive therapeutic intervention, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Use of coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention, or targeted temperature management increased between 2003 and 2012, but more among men than women.
June 2016

In the News | ACP Hospitalist

Delayed ICU transfer, updated quality and performance measures for afib, and more.
October 2016

Venous thromboembolism in the elderly | ACP Hospitalist

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is manifested clinically by deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). DVT, usually of the lower extremity, nearly always precedes PE.
April 2007

Thoracic medical societies issue guideline on managing malignant pleural effusion | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The expert panel advised using ultrasound to guide pleural interventions and not performing pleural interventions in asymptomatic patients, among other recommendations.
October 2018

MKSAP quiz on perioperative care | ACP Hospitalist

These cases and commentary, which address perioperative care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
January 2013

Several antimicrobial stewardship components improve outcomes, review finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Empirical therapy according to guidelines, de-escalation of therapy, switch from intravenous to oral treatment, therapeutic drug monitoring, use of a list of restricted antibiotics, and bedside consultation all improved either patient or cost
March 2016

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