The lead author of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign's latest guideline update highlighted the most important changes for hospitalists to know, including recommendations on the use of fluid and vasopressors.
19 Jan 2022
Medical interns reported increases in sleep hours, quality of faculty feedback, and use of mental health services, as well as a decrease in work hours, all of which might be mitigating internship's adverse effects on mental health.
17 Nov 2021
Learn why and how to improve inpatient sleep.
15 Jul 2019
More than two-thirds of patients reported having been awakened by external causes, a third of which involved hospital staff, and the most common causes were noise of other patients, medical devices, pain, and toilet visits.
25 Jul 2018
The tool used real-time patient data and a trained prediction algorithm to notify the hospitalist if the patient had a high likelihood of nighttime vital sign measurements within reference ranges.
12 Jan 2022
Sixty-three U.S. internal medicine residency programs were randomly assigned to follow standard duty-hour policies mandating 16-hour shifts and an 80-hour workweek, or flexible policies, with an 80-hour workweek but no limits on shift length or mandatory time off between shifts.
13 Mar 2019
Researchers compared rates of rapid response system use in patients at high and low risk for obstructive sleep apnea, as well as the effect of positive airway pressure therapy on rapid response events.
18 May 2016
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Two new studies reported on infections in fully vaccinated people, while another looked at the rate of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with COVID-19. A survey found depression and anxiety to be common during the pandemic, and the push for mandatory vaccination of health care workers continued.
4 Aug 2021
Get answers to questions about obesity, ultrasound guidance, and other coding conundrums.
15 Jul 2021