October 2018

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Making time for family

Collaboration with patients' families offers benefits.

Doing more for COPD patients during hospitalization

Expand your focus to accurate diagnosis, cardiovascular health, and self-management.

Do's and don'ts for personal protective equipment

Training is needed to break the common habits that can increase infection risk.

Coaching program builds resilient residents

Trainees are matched with volunteer coaches outside of their discipline to help them navigate the highs and lows of residency.

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The ID of Dorian Gray: A tale of medical horror

The picture showed a bright-eyed, earnest young healer.

Patient relationship category codes

Use of these code modifiers is voluntary for the time being but is expected to become mandatory in the near future.

Physician burnout linked to major errors

The findings suggest that burnout should be a consideration in efforts to reduce errors, according to a study author.

EpiPen gets new expiration date, generic version

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals.

Talk more to patients' families

This issue focuses on communication with patients' families, personal protective equipment, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

MKSAP quiz on rheumatology

This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 18) on rheumatology.

Overdose outcomes, chest pain triage, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Postoperative function, hip fracture, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Diabetic ketoacidosis

Analyze the clinical and administrative aspects of a fictional hospital case.