Hospitalists should try to help patients understand the prognosis of their illnesses.
15 Jul 2021
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist covers diabetes, gabapentinoids, high-value care, burnout, and antibiotic stewardship.
11 Dec 2019
Kidney function decline linked to adverse outcomes in heart failure only when decongestion isn't succeeding
In patients hospitalized for acute decompensated heart failure, declines in estimated glomerular filtration rate were evaluated along with changes in markers of volume overload and measures of hemoconcentration.
17 Jun 2020
Two new studies looked at the problems of variation in hospital outcomes and transmission in health care settings. Other articles offered strategies to make the most of hospitalists, personalize treatment, predict mortality, and follow the evidence.
22 Jul 2020
Our latest group of Top Hospitalists is profiled in the November issue, which also includes conference coverage from the Heart Failure Society of America's annual meeting.
13 Nov 2019
A recent study found that ICU mortality rates from COVID-19 ranged widely across the U.S. The lead author discussed the findings with ACP Hospitalist.
5 Aug 2020
Patients in a randomized trial were assigned to receive usual care, defined as a discharge bundle for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that included written information about pulmonary rehab, or usual care plus the video, which was viewed on a handheld tablet at discharge.
25 Mar 2020
Recent articles offered differing estimates of the risk of false negatives in testing for SARS-CoV-2, and studies reported the effectiveness of shared ventilators and a cancer drug for patients with severe COVID-19. The FDA revoked its authorization for hydroxychloroquine.
17 Jun 2020
How many soccer games have you missed because of your work schedule? How often has your spouse had to eat dinner without you?.
15 May 2011
When patients are most in need of a familiar face, they often must trust the stranger who was assigned to walk in their door. But it doesn't have to be that way.
15 Apr 2016