Macrolide antibiotics, central vs. peripheral thermometers, acute kidney injury risk factors in orthopedic patients, and more.
Smoking cessation before surgery, dalteparin versus unfractionated heparin, and more.
C. diff risk, discharge bundles, transfusion strategies, and more.
Thrombolysis in wake-up stroke, probiotics in Clostridium difficile, and more.
Women and stroke care, frailty as a predictor of cardiac surgery outcome, cost-effectiveness of heart failure therapy, and more
Ambulatory ECG monitoring after stroke, benefit of ventilator bundle components, alteplase and long-term survival after ischemic stroke, and more
Shorter stay and mortality after hip fracture, outcomes from hypothermia, apixaban for acute VTE, and more.
Survey finds low rates of communication between inpatient, primary care teams | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Primary care physicians differed in their preferred mode of communication about patients' hospitalizations, with some preferring telephone contact, others preferring electronic health record notifications, and some wanting faxes.
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