May 2021

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An agenda for hospitalists' research

The pandemic added opportunities and barriers to an already challenged field.

Fighting HAIs while fighting a pandemic

Central line-associated bloodstream infections made a comeback last year.

Never too late for a career change

Some experienced hospitalists offer their strategies for keeping work interesting.

Residents reimagine anti-racism curriculum

A new Race, Bias, and Advocacy in Medicine pathway gave trainees an opening to focus on these issues.

Monitoring vitals at home may reduce readmissions

A team of skeptics convinced themselves that home monitoring helped patients.

What's in an eponym? Discussing namesake diseases

Debate on the value of eponyms has been ongoing for decades.

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The Intergalactic Hospital for Malfunctioning Mechanicals

Since the hospital's inception, no mechanical beings have passed the rigorous entrance examination to practice there.

CAUTI, a tale of two contexts

Confusion abounds over the diagnosis and documentation of catheter-associated urinary tract infections.

Blood product irradiation and transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease

A trauma patient develops new-onset fevers, skin lesions, diarrhea, and jaundice.

Research and other passions of hospitalists

This issue looks at hospitalist investigators, mid-career satisfaction, hospital-acquired infections, and medical eponyms, among other topics.

Discharge ed, doctor harassment, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly

MKSAP quiz on health care-associated infections

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

Late diagnoses, routine cultures, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.