Stopping delirium before it starts
Large-scale efforts to prevent delirium have been around for years, but hospitals also can take smaller measures if they don't have the immediate resources or ability to overhaul care.
HIV in the hospital
All doctors should be screening patients age 13 through 64 for HIV.
Diagnosing lung infection in HIV
The majority of lung infections are caused by one of three organisms.
Using medical apps, tech on the wards
Experts review apps for decision support, medical calculators, tools and more.
‘Party drugs' require hard work to spot, treat
Advice on the presentations of common drug problems.
What it takes to lead
An MBA may or may not be needed, depending on whom you ask.
Nailing down the nephrotic syndrome
Blood and urine composition provide key clues.
One hospital gets smart about discharge paperwork
Anne Arundel Medical Center in Maryland uses whiteboards, worksheets to instruct patients.
New ABIM CEO looks forward to changes and challenges
He sees part of his job as helping physicians and the organization to manage change.
CRE rates creeping up
Here's what hospitalists can do to protect patients from carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
A different view of the cloud
Most impressive, according to Dr. Centor, are apps that allow him to use the cloud and share information across two computers, an iPad and an iPhone.
Code carefully with nutrition guidelines
This column discusses classic chronic malnutrition and how it differs from acute nutritional deficiency.
When the best discharge may not be enough
The author shares his regret over not following up with a patient from years ago.
A palette of patients
When in the throes of illness, a patient can project one of a wide range of hues.
Letter from the Editor
This month's issue includes stories on dementia, HIV screening, medical apps, and leadership, among others.
MKSAP quiz on delirium
These cases and commentary, which address delirium, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
More compounded products recalled, new diabetes drug approved
Details on recalls, warnings, label changes and approvals.
Pneumonia after stroke, quetiapine for delirium, and more.
In the News
Cardiac arrest response, readmission risk score, and more.