May issue online and in the mail

This issue offers predictions about the future of hospital medicine and conference coverage from Hospital Medicine 2019.


The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. This month's main story looks at what hospital mergers and closures mean for the future of hospitalists, and other articles bring news from Hospital Medicine 2019. Read conference coverage about when physicians and patients disagree, use of steroids for various conditions, and somatic symptoms versus deception disorders. This month's Q&A and Success Story focus on readmissions, with a new perspective on posthospital syndrome and a citywide pledge to conduct postdischarge visits. Also check out the latest edition of Brief Case: a group of cases from Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and individual cases of intestinal tuberculosis and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome.