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ACP Hospitalist® Weekly
Welcome to this week's issue of ACP Hospitalist Weekly, an update for hospitalists published every Wednesday by the American College of Physicians.
In the News for the Week of October 1, 2014
Guideline released on management of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a "2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes" (NSTE-ACS) last week. More...
AHA's postthrombotic syndrome statement advises on DVT treatment
A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association on the postthrombotic syndrome offers evidence-based prevention, diagnosis, and treatment strategies for inpatient and outpatient care. More...
MoCA beats MMSE for detecting hypertension-associated cognitive impairment after minor stroke, TIA
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) appears to be more sensitive than the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) at detecting hypertension-associated cognitive impairment after minor stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), a study found. More...
NSAIDs may increase risk of VTE, meta-analysis finds
Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a meta-analysis found. More...
Simple CT scoring system helps distinguish between benign, malignant pleural effusions
Researchers have developed a simple CT scoring system for distinguishing between malignant and benign pleural effusions. More...
Cartoon caption contest
And the winner is …
ACP Hospitalist Weekly has tallied the voting from its latest cartoon contest, where readers are invited to match wits against their peers to provide the most original and amusing caption. More...
Physician editor: A. Scott Keller, MD, FACP
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