January 2021

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Correcting medicine's use of race

Hospitalists are pushing for changes in eGFR and other algorithms.

Getting dialysis for undocumented patients

Limited coverage worsens outcomes for patients and increases costs for the system.

Optimal hospital care for Native Americans

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of improvement.

Less administrative burden, less burnout on ED boarder service

Pharmacy students helped hospitalists with medication histories.

Study finds burnout even before the pandemic

Slightly over half of internists and trainees participating in a wellness program reported symptoms of burnout, while almost three-quarters reported career satisfaction.

Tailor treatment for asymptomatic inpatient hypertension

An expert warns hospitalists against overprescribing.

Feeling shifty

There are so many shifts: left, antigenic, night, phase, and more.

Hospitalist telehealth services

Medicare pays for three types of telehealth: telemedicine, virtual check-in, and e-visits.

Fighting for equal renal care

This issue looks at race in clinical algorithms, dialysis for undocumented patients, and inpatient care for Native American patients.

Procedure training, decision making, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Diets, contrast injuries, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Cases from Legacy Health

Seizure-associated code-switching, hemolytic uremic syndrome, and more.

Individual case: A complete esophageal lumen obstruction

A patient with head and neck cancer presented with a fever and dry mouth.