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Lessons in leadership and life

An internal medicine physician turned to an academic leader and psychiatrist to help her build self-confidence and self-care skills.

From supervisor to friend

Sharing experiences as hospitalist leaders and mothers brought a mentor and mentee together.

Quality improvement across specialties

A hospitalist mentored an endocrinology fellow after they connected at a social event.

An arranged mentorship

A hospitalist and a medical student with much in common learned from each other thanks to a diversity mentorship program.

A brief connection with long-term effects

The advice and example of an attending during residency left a hospitalist with lessons that have lasted a lifetime.

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‘Hospitalist’ and other mysterious jargon

Since less than a third of laypeople understand the word “hospitalist,” consider using some other words in introductions, a researcher advises.

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Bringing meditation to the hospital

Meditation may be an effective stress-reduction tool for hospital clinicians, a recent project showed.

Clinicians had many reasons for not using their secure texting system, study finds

Responses to a survey on barriers to adoption of a hospital system's secure texting platform had five main themes: lack of familiarity, perceiving it as unnecessary and burdensome, perceiving it as an intrusion, battery drain, low usage by others, and lack of trust in it to function as needed.

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Do-not-attempt-resuscitation order rates compared for heart failure, other hospital conditions

A retrospective study in California found low overall rates of do-not-attempt-resuscitation orders in patients hospitalized for heart failure, pneumonia, acute myocardial infarction, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, with some variation by race.

High CMV viral load linked to increased mortality in hospitalized patients with HIV

Even with treatment, mortality rates differed significantly by cytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load, from 6% in patients with a viral load below the lower limit of quantification to 22% in those with a viral load of 10,000 IU/mL or greater, according to a Chinese study with 182-day follow-up.

Integrated peripheral IV catheters may have lower risk of device failure, trial finds

An industry-funded study randomized patients requiring at least 24 hours of IV therapy to either an integrated peripheral IV catheter, with built-in extension sets, wings, and flattened bases, or a traditional peripheral IV catheter.

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A boost in the middle

Faculty development leaders search for new ways to help mid-career hospitalists stay inspired and pursue their passions.

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Tracheostomy tube shortage

The FDA alerted clinicians about the need to reuse tracheostomy tubes and to caution patients about decreased effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis against COVID-19, among other recent actions.


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