August 2019

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Telemedicine, from both sides now

Hospitalists both give and receive support through the screen.

Prepare for Parkinson's disease patients

Medication management and other strategies can improve a hospital stay.

Finding atrial fibrillation in the hospital

Challenges include differentiating transient and persistent cases.

Parkinson's disease

Accurate coding of Parkinson's disease requires documentation of the cause and any associated dementia.

A berth on the Tsukuba

Understanding beriberi took research around the world over centuries.

Granting patients' dying wishes

The 3 Wishes Project fulfills small, joyful requests.

Challenges in combating COPD readmissions

Experts report on bundled payments and other efforts targeting COPD hospital costs.

Telemedicine, afib, and Parkinson's

This month's issue offers examples of telemedicine in action and tips on atrial fibrillation and Parkinson's disease.

New drug approval for HAP and VAP

Details on the latest alerts, recalls, and approvals.

Anthrax checklist, email security

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Duty hours, infective endocarditis

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Seeing the full picture of a patient

A palliative care physician finds benefit in asking for photos of patients.

MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

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