June 2020

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How to handle biased patients

Hospitalists have developed strategies for these problematic encounters.

Anti-Asian bias brought out by pandemic

Some physicians have fought discrimination along with the virus.

Small victories on the night shift

COVID-19 brought fear and anxiety, but also humanity and hope.

Demystifying advanced concepts in mechanical ventilation

Learn from an example case of an ICU patient with COVID-19.

Prior training varies by residency program

U.S.-trained MDs, DOs, and international grads often train separately.

A transfusion threshold for everyone

Evidence indicates restrictive thresholds are better for most inpatients.

Choosing a management option for ACS

An expert reviews antiplatelet, antithrombotic, and invasive options.

Sussing out stimulants and other drugs

Learn the signs and symptoms of monoamine agonist abuse.

The puzzle of submassive PE

Treating the middle of the pulmonary embolism spectrum can be tricky.


A command center is key for managing the complexity of both airports and hospitals.

DVT and PE

Documentation of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) requires knowledge of certain criteria.

Empowering patients to prevent falls

A color-coded poster highlighted the importance of fall precautions.

MKSAP quiz on pulmonary embolism

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

Fighting bias and COVID-19

This issue offers strategies to fight bias, expertise on mechanical ventilation, and virtual conference coverage.

Ranitidine pulled from market due to contamination

Details on recalls, withdrawals, and approvals.

Transitions of care, readmissions, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Fecal transplants, contrast, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.