April 17, 2024

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Climbing to the C-suite

Hospital executives offered hard-won tips on mentorship, networking, interviewing, and negotiating at CONVERGE 2024.

Where's your niche?

Academic hospitalists explain how to build a fulfilling career by focusing on a small, specific area of education or research.

Patients with low-risk S. aureus bacteremia may not need routine imaging

In a retrospective cohort study in the Netherlands, relapse-free survival at 90 days was similar in patients with low-risk S. aureus infection who received additional imaging and those who did not.

In-hospital insulin pump use associated with less hyperglycemia

Patients with type 1 diabetes who continued using their insulin pumps while hospitalized had fewer hyperglycemic events than those who got multiple daily insulin injections, according to a small retrospective study.

Current tools insufficient to guide anticoagulation decisions for new-onset AF in sepsis

The most commonly used stroke risk calculator does not predict postsepsis stroke and should not be used to guide decisions about anticoagulation among patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) and sepsis, a new study concluded.

Early minimally invasive surgery may improve outcomes for certain intracerebral hemorrhages

An industry-sponsored trial found that functional outcomes at 180 days were better with minimally invasive hematoma evacuation plus guideline-based medical management than medical management alone, if surgery could be done within 24 hours.

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