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April 2008

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Top Docs

Meet ACP Hospitalist's 2015 Top Hospitalists.
15 Nov 2015

ACC, AHA release updated performance, quality measures for afib

The performance measures include 3 that are specific to inpatient care: documentation of risk scoring, an anticoagulation prescription, and a follow-up plan for warfarin management.
29 Jun 2016

Just say no to lengthy NPOs

A system change shortened patients' fasting before bronchoscopy or cardiac catheterization.
15 Jun 2018

Review evaluates evidence for wipes, UV, and other hospital cleaning methods

Only 11% of environmental cleaning studies were randomized controlled trials, and few focused on outcomes like patient infection or colonization, a review found.
12 Aug 2015

When the census soars

Creative scheduling and on-call systems prevent surges from spiraling out of control.
15 Feb 2015

Monkey medicine

You may feel like you've entered a zoo and your ward has become the primate house, so here are the terms you will need to be a successful hominid hospitalist.
15 Jan 2018

Wait—don't throw that out!

About 3,000 hospitals nationwide have turned to single-use medical device (SUD) reprocessing to save money and reduce their carbon footprint.
15 Dec 2008

Say no to antipsychotics and bed alarms for older patients

Some well-intentioned but misguided interventions may harm geriatric inpatients more than they help.
15 Jul 2017

The future is now

Revisiting 2007 predictions for hospital medicine with Robert Wachter, MD, FACP.
15 Jan 2017

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