December 2019

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Dilemmas in diabetes

New drugs and insulin pumps add to the challenge of inpatient diabetes care.

The risky rise of gabapentinoids

There are reasons to worry about these opioid alternatives.

The battle for high-value care

Experts give their advice on value projects and the evidence on stress tests and clot prophylaxis.

Use a light touch for ICU sedation

Take a stepwise approach to choose sedation and paralysis wisely.

Calls with coaches eased burnout symptoms

A self-directed coaching intervention helped mid-career physicians.

Filling hospital beds

Experts predict the potential effects of universal health coverage.

Experts share stewardship successes, priorities

An executive vice president from The Joint Commission offers an update.

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Sometimes it's hard to really know how you are doing, as a clinician or an organization.


Depression should be classified by episode, severity, and state of remission.

Safety communication about hacking of hospital devices, networks

Details on the latest alerts, recalls, and approvals.

Diabetes, gabapentinoids, and high-value care

This issue covers some clinical dilemmas and offers insights into the value of care.

Safety-net hospitals, C. diff colonization

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

MKSAP quiz on diabetes

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

Recent Research

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.