November 2019

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Meet Our 2019 Top Hospitalists

The 2019 Top Hospitalists issue profiles 10 physicians with very diverse backgrounds and interests.

Understanding heart failure in African Americans

Disparities may result from biological and environmental factors.

The kidney versus the heart

Thinking has changed on acute kidney injury during heart failure decompensation.

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The Hospital Game Show Network

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Atrial fibrillation

Identify and document the four clinical types of atrial fibrillation.

Not all caregivers are interpreters

Limited English proficiency is much more widespread than interpreter access.

Taking steps with mobility techs

Patient care nursing assistants were trained to get patients moving.

How to be successful at early discharges

A hospitalist offers tips on planning and working ahead.

Top Docs and heart failure

Meet the 2019 Top Hospitalists and catch up on the latest in heart failure research.

Pulmonary illnesses linked to e-cigarettes

Details on the latest recalls, warnings, and approvals.

Opioid initiation, continuity, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Nutrition, glycemic control, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Cases from the Medical College of Wisconsin

A group of cases focused on preoperative evaluation.

Individual case: Follicular thyroid cancer

A patient presented with sore throat, neck pain, trouble swallowing, and recent weight loss.

Individual case: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

A patient presented to the ED with recent fever and rectal pain with a small amount of bleeding.

Bonus online case: Cannabis-induced acute pancreatitis

This patient had been admitted repeatedly with symptoms of pancreatitis.