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Sepsis guidelines review old questions, tackle new ones

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.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/01/19/sepsis-experts-review-old-questions-tackle-new-ones.htm
19 Jan 2022

Few internal medicine residency programs provide clinical opioid-related training

A 2019 survey of members of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine found that while 82% of programs required some training in safe opioid prescribing and opioid use disorder treatment, few programs required clinical experiences.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/10/4.htm
10 Nov 2021

Preventing readmissions, VTEs, and more

The new year will bring a new ACP Hospitalist.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/11/letter-from-the-editor.htm
15 Nov 2021

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.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/29/3.htm
29 Sep 2021

The endless war on readmissions

Hospitalists who study readmissions discuss the current state of the evidence and offer their best advice on avoiding patients coming back to the hospital.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/11/the-endless-war-on-readmissions.htm
15 Nov 2021

Hospitalizations involving alcohol, other substance disorders increased by 57% in recent years

A study of U.S. acute care visits from 2014 to 2018 found that on average, 9.3 million (9.4%) ED visits and 1.4 million (11.9%) hospitalizations per year involved alcohol use disorders or substance use disorders, with rates of both increasing over time.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/22/2.htm
22 Sep 2021

How COVID-19 changed end-of-life care

Hospitalists have had to find new strategies during the pandemic in order to provide optimal care, including company and comfort, to dying inpatients and their families.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/01/12/how-covid-19-changed-end-of-life-care.htm
12 Jan 2022

Team up to treat opioid addiction

Hospitalists can improve care even without the expertise of an addiction medicine consult service.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/09/team-up-to-treat-opioid-addiction.htm
15 Sep 2021

January 19, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/01/19/

January 12, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/01/12/

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