A hospital's culture was a bigger factor in taking or keeping a job than pay or potential for advancement, according to a recent study of hospitalists born after 1982.
20 Jul 2022
1996 guidelines better than 2005 set for ICU patients with potentially resistant microorganisms
17 Mar 2010
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Drug may reduce transfusions but increase thrombosis in liver disease patients having elective invasive procedures
Eltrombopag, an oral thrombopoietin-receptor agonist, may reduce the need for platelet transfusions in patients with thrombocytopenia and chronic liver disease who are undergoing invasive elective procedures but is associated with an increased incidence of portal-vein thrombosis, according to a new industry-funded study.
29 Aug 2012
For decades, medical trainees who've been grilled in a traditional manner have felt the burn of shame and humiliation. A hospitalist and educator calls for change.
17 Aug 2022
Research has long indicated that pulse oximeters can overestimate oxygen saturation in patients with darker skin, but experts are now trying raise awareness of the problem.
29 Jun 2022
This month's column features questions from readers.
15 Aug 2017
Patients being treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for suspected acute myocardial infarction were randomly assigned to either 6 L of oxygen per minute or ambient air in a Swedish trial.
22 Aug 2018
At 30 days, the rate of nonelective readmissions was 17.6%, and patients were most commonly readmitted for procedural complications, sepsis, diabetes-related complications, and gangrene.
6 Dec 2017
Two experts offer their thoughts on the implications of a recent study.
15 Nov 2021