October 2016

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Resisting ransomware

Health care searches for solutions as hackers target hospital data.

Aspirin overuse persists in afib

Hospitalists can help match practice to guidelines.

Taking communication skills seriously

Formal training can improve patient satisfaction, physician burnout.

Splanchnic venous thrombosis

Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

Senior hospitalists get new hires up to speed

Peer mentorship program helps communicate expectations.

Assess stroke rehab needs sooner, better

New guidelines focus on rehabilitation and recovery.

Updates on NOTICE, Sepsis-3, and hypertensive crisis

CMS takes action on several recently covered topics.

Understanding nocturnists

Most hospitalist programs misunderstand how to attract and keep quality physicians in this role, the author says.

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Discharge meds

A patient's request presents an ethical dilemma.

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue includes articles on ransomware attacks at hospitals, aspirin overuse in afib, communication skills training, and more.

MKSAP quiz on anticoagulation

Cases involving anticoagulants for afib after PCI, periprocedural anticoagulation, and others are presented.

Updated warnings on fluoroquinolones, new diabetes drug approved

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals.

Recent Research

Severity of illness and patient satisfaction scores, obstructive sleep apnea, CA-UTI prevention, and more.

In the News

Delayed ICU transfer, updated quality and performance measures for afib, and more.