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Adults hospitalized with RSV had worse outcomes than those with influenza

Patients with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) were at higher risk of a long hospital stay and mechanical ventilation versus those with influenza, a prospective study found. The former group also had more pre-existing cardiopulmonary conditions.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/02/01/adults-hospitalized-with-rsv-had-worse-outcomes-than-those-with-influenza.htm
1 Feb 2023

Specialty groups offer guide on which lab tests are best for diagnosing infectious diseases

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology have published a guide to help physicians determine which tests are most useful in diagnosing infectious diseases.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2013/07/24/2.htm
24 Jul 2013

Similar odds of recurrence with 10 vs. 14 days of antibiotics for complicated UTI with bacteremia

A study of 24 U.S. hospitals also found that in patients with complicated urinary tract infection (UTI) who receive beta-lactams or highly bioavailable oral agents, a seven-day course may be sufficient.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/01/25/similar-odds-of-recurrence-with-10-vs-14-days-of-antibiotics-for-complicated-uti-with-bacteremia.htm
25 Jan 2023

Hospitalists can help eliminate HCV

Hospitals are the latest frontier in global efforts to diagnose and treat hepatitis C virus (HCV).
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/01/11/free/hospitalists-can-help-eliminate-hcv.htm
11 Jan 2023

Beta-lactam plus doxycycline associated with lower mortality in older patients with CAP

Compared to other guideline-concordant empiric therapies for patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), beta-lactam plus doxycycline was associated with lower 30-day and 90-day mortality in a Veterans Affairs cohort study.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/17/2.htm
17 Nov 2021

Making sense of monkeypox

Two experts offered advice to hospitalists on their role in dealing with this latest infectious disease outbreak.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/10/12/free/making-sense-of-monkeypox.htm
12 Oct 2022

Guidelines suggest fidaxomicin over vancomycin for Clostridioides difficile infection

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America made three new recommendations in a focused update of their guidelines on Clostridioides difficile infection.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/06/30/4.htm
30 Jun 2021

March 2017

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2017/03/

Mandates and other questions about vaccination of health care workers

ACP Hospitalist recently spoke to infectious diseases and ethics expert Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, FACP, about how health care systems should handle getting their staff vaccinated against COVID-19.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/12/09/2.htm
9 Dec 2020

January 2010

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2010/01/

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