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June 28, 2023

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

Recent guidance offered on preparing to treat COVID-19

ACP continues to press the government to do more to address the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and expand coverage of and access to testing and treatment.
18 Mar 2020

Studies look at outcomes with drug use and heart failure, infective endocarditis

Almost 10% of patients with acute heart failure tested positive for drug use, a French study found, while an analysis of U.S. patients who injected drugs and underwent surgery for infective endocarditis found that 79% had relapsed and 68% had died by five years.
21 Feb 2024

Two models superior at predicting long ICU stay after cardiac surgery

FDA approves vaccines for next flu season
11 Aug 2010

Caring for cancer patients

Knowledge about the effects of cancer treatments on organ systems and the potential risks of surgery unique to cancer patients is becoming key.
15 Feb 2013

Troponin monitoring may predict death after noncardiac surgery

Postoperative monitoring of cardiac troponin may help improve the prognosis of patients who undergo noncardiac surgery, the authors of a new study wrote.
22 May 2013

Scientific statement offers guidance on myocardial ischemia after cardiac surgery

Diagnosis of acute postoperative myocardial ischemia is made challenging by the absence of universally accepted criteria for the condition, according to experts gathered by the American Heart Association.
28 Jun 2023

K, kidneys, and ketoacidosis

Contraindications to sodium polystyrene sulfonate, alternative treatments for hyperkalemia, and SGLT2 inhibitors were covered at Wednesday's hospital medicine precourse in a quick review of issues in inpatient nephrology.
17 Apr 2019

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue includes an in-depth look at CMS##rsquo; new observation status regulations, as well as stories on bariatric surgery complications and how to talk to patients about POLSTs.
15 Dec 2013

Post-op infection rates decline with adherence to two or more prevention measures

Duration of ICU delirium associated with long-term cognitive performance
30 Jun 2010

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