February 2020

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Making transfers run smoothly

A lack of guidelines and fragmented systems can impede success.

Expanding the reach of palliative care

Telehealth is facilitating the growth of end-of-life services in rural areas.

Pay attention and pop into action when postop MI occurs

An expert offers advice on STEMI and NSTEMI after surgery.

Troponin levels in chronic kidney disease

Learn how to use cardiac troponins to diagnose acute coronary syndrome in chronic kidney disease.

Conference room becomes medical unit

One hospital found an unusual solution to an influenza season surge.

When algorithms are biased

A care management algorithm underestimated the needs of black patients.

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Administrative archetypes

Learn how some C-suite regulars will handle the latest committee concept.

Multidrug resistance

The latest edition of ICD-10 includes new codes for antibiotic resistance.

Hospital collaboration

This issue looks at improving transfers between hospitals, providing palliative care to rural patients, and more.

New warnings for gabapentinoids; generic apixaban approved

Details on the latest alerts, recalls, and approvals.

Telehealth stewardship, addiction consults

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Postop deaths, sepsis projects

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

MKSAP quiz on chest pain

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