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Correct coding and sequencing of codes for patients admitted with hypocoagulopathy can be tricky.
18 May 2022

Enteral tubes, insulin recalled

The FDA also recently approved a first-in-class type 2 diabetes drug and generic versions of sodium phosphate injections, lactated Ringer's with 5% dextrose injections, dapagliflozin, and digoxin tablets.
25 May 2022

COVID-19's effects on medical training, stroke care in August ACP Hospitalist

The August ACP Hospitalist is online and in the mail, with articles about academic medicine that focus on pandemic effects, procedure training, and the closure of a residency program. There's also expert advice on strokes associated with COVID-19 and on insulin switches.
12 Aug 2020

Inpatient adverse event rates declined from 2010 to 2019

An analysis of U.S. hospitals found significant decreases in adverse event rates among patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, or major surgical procedures.
20 Jul 2022

Buprenorphine often discontinued around surgery despite risks

A retrospective cohort study of Veterans Affairs patients who were prescribed buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder in 2018 and hospitalized after major surgery found that about two-thirds experienced a perioperative buprenorphine dose hold.
29 Sep 2021

New guideline released on periop management of antithrombotic therapy

The American College of Chest Physicians issued 44 recommendations, covering use of vitamin K antagonists, heparin bridging, direct oral anticoagulants, and antiplatelet drugs in patients undergoing surgeries or procedures.
17 Aug 2022

Gender pay gap persists in internal medicine, especially in procedural subspecialties

Only general internal medicine, endocrinology, and geriatrics had more women than men, and only 26% of full professors were women, an analysis of U.S. internal medicine faculty in 2018 to 2019 found.
21 Jul 2021

Do you need a checklist?

There's limited evidence but apparent potential for these tools in hospital medicine.
15 Feb 2021

Recommendations offered for medical centers on managing patient bias

Many medical centers lack an organizational approach for addressing inappropriate or demeaning patient conduct toward clinicians based on their social identity, according to a recent article.
15 Jul 2020

An app for delirium

An app, which is now available for free download, enabled nursing assistants, nurses, and hospitalists to screen elderly inpatients for delirium in about a minute.
30 Mar 2022

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